ជើង

See also: ជំងឺ and ជាង

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟuŋ ~ *ɟuəŋ ~ *ɟəŋ (leg, foot). Cognate with Bahnar jơ̆ng, Mon ဇိုၚ် and Vietnamese chân. Munda cognates include Santali ᱡᱟᱝᱜᱟ (jaṅga).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic ជើង
joeṅ
WT romanisation cəəng
(standard) IPA(key) /cəːŋ/

NounEdit

ជើង (cəəng)

  1. leg, foot
  2. leg (subscript form of a Khmer consonant)
  3. base, bottom, support
  4. way, path, trip
  5. time (instance or occurrence)
  6. expert at (doing something)

Derived termsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

ពាយ័ព្យ (piəyŏəp) ជើង (cəəng)
ឧត្តរ (ʼutdɑɑ)
ឦសាន (ʼəysaan)
លិច (lɨc)
បស្ចិម (bahcəm)
  កើត (kaət)
បូព៌ា (boupiə)
និរតី (nirədəy) ត្បូង (tboung)
ទក្សិណ (tĕəksən)
អាគ្នេយ៍ (ʼaaknee)

AdverbEdit

ជើង (cəəng)

  1. northwards, to the north (compare ត្បូង (tboung, head) meaning "south")

ClassifierEdit

ជើង (cəəng)

  1. classifier for trips and occurrences

VerbEdit

ជើង (cəəng) (abstract noun ការជើង)

  1. to be an expert at
  2. to be skilled at (especially at gambling and other vices)