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Tribe (ខ្មែរ ~ English និងសំឡេង)

Tribe



noun
1.
(A group of persons or clans believed to have a common ancestor, a group of people united by a common interest, occupation, etc., a group or class of plants or animals) Indian tribe កុលសម្ពន្ធ
Example: American Indians once lived in tribes, a tribe of thieves.
2.
(បច្ចេកទេស) ក្រុមជាតិសាសន៍, កុលសម្ពន្ធ, ក្រុម
3.
(PEJORATIVE) ពួក
Example: tribe of ruffians
ENGLISH MEANING
noun
1.
A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line; as, the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.
2.
A family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same progenitor, and kept distinct, as in the case of the twelve tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of Jacob.
3.
A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals.
4.
A nation of savages or uncivilized people; a body of rude people united under one leader or government; as, the tribes of the Six Nations; the Seneca tribe.
5.
A division, class, or distinct portion of a people, from whatever cause that distinction may have originated; as, the city of Athens was divided into ten tribes.
verb
1.
(TRANSITIVE) To distribute into tribes or classes.