ចាំ

See also: , ចំ, ចេះ, and ចៃ

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *cam ~ *caam (to wait, watch); cognate with Ngeq cam ("to watch; look after; to wait for"). Compare Thai จำ (jam).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ចាំ
cāṃ
WT romanisation cam
(standard) IPA(key) /cam/

VerbEdit

ចាំ (cam) (abstract noun ការចាំ)

  1. to wait (for), await, expect
  2. to watch over, guard, keep, look after
  3. to remember, to think of again, recall with some effort; to have learned by heart, to know well
  4. to memorize, to keep in mind

ConjunctionEdit

ចាំ (cam)

  1. just wait until (+ clause), just let (+ clause)

Affixed formsEdit