Khmer Submitted Place Names

Khmer names are used in the country of Cambodia in southeastern Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BANGKAK បាងកក (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of BANGKOK.
CHAKATA ចាកាតា (Settlement) Khmer, Thai
Khmer and Thai form of JAKARTA.
CHEN ចិន (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of CHINA.
CHVEA ជ្វា (Political Subdivision & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of JAVA.
KĂMPŬCHÉA កម្ពុជា (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of CAMBODIA.
KAMPUCHEA កម្ពុជា (Country) Khmer, English (Archaic)
Khmer form of CAMBODIA as well as an archaic English variant.
KATA កាតា (Country) Burmese, Khmer, Lao, Thai
Burmese, Khmer, Lao and Thai form of QATAR.
MALESI ម៉ាឡេស៊ី (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of MALAYSIA.
PANAMA ប៉ាណាម៉ា (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Spanish Panamá of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from the name of a tree commonly found in the area (genus Sterculia), from an indigenous word meaning "many butterflies", from Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away", or from a Guaraní word meaning "place of many fish"... [more]
PHNUM PIN ភ្នំពេញ (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of PHNOM PENH.
SIAM សៀម (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sayam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue" or Mon ရာမည (ramanya) meaning "stranger"... [more]