ចង់

See also: ចង and ចុង

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Khmer caṅa (to wish, to want). Compare Old Chinese (OC *ʔsaŋ, *ʔsaŋs, “will; going to”).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ចង់
cṅ´
WT romanisation cɑng
(standard) IPA(key) /cɑŋ/

VerbEdit

ចង់ (cɑng) (abstract noun ការចង់)

  1. to want, wish, desire, covet (to do something)
  2. to need
  3. to flirt with, court, woo (a girl)
  4. to approach, draw near
  5. about to (do something), on the brink of, on the point of (doing something)
    ខ្ញុំចង់អង្គុយ.
    khñom cɑng ʼɑngkuy
    I’m about to sit down.

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ConjunctionEdit

ចង់ (cɑng)

  1. even if

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