ឆ្ងាយ

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *(c)ŋajʔ (far). Cognate with Chong [tʰŋɯ̤əˀj], Khasi jngái, Koho ngae and Vietnamese ngái. Munda cognates include Santali ᱥᱟᱺᱜᱤᱧ (sẵgiñ, far).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ឆ្ងាយ
c̥ʰṅāy
WT romanisation chngaay
(standard) IPA(key) /cʰŋaːj/

AdjectiveEdit

ឆ្ងាយ (chngaay) (abstract noun ភាពឆ្ងាយ)

  1. far; distant