Khmer edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁iiʔ. Cognate with Pacoh ati, Bahnar ti, Bolyu ti⁵⁵, Riang [Lang] tiʔ¹. Vietnamese tay is not certainly related.

Pronunciation edit

Orthographic and Phonemic ដៃ
WT romanisation day
(standard) IPA(key) /ɗaj/

Noun edit

ដៃ (day)

  1. (anatomy) arm, hand
  2. handle, lever, crank
  3. branch (of a tree, river), offshoot
  4. tendril
  5. elephant trunk
  6. sleeve
  7. steering wheel

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Classifier edit

ដៃ (day)

  1. classifier for handfuls of young rice plants, grass
  2. classifier for slaps with the hand
  3. classifier for a bunch of areca nuts

Interjection edit

ដៃ (day)

  1. command to an elephant not to move its trunk, or not to pull something with its trunk