លាយ

See also: លុយ

KhmerEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic and Phonemic លាយ
lāy
WT romanisation liəy
(standard) IPA(key) /liəj/

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *laay (to dissolve, melt, become loose; to be idle). Cognate with Thai ละลาย (lá-laai).

VerbEdit

លាយ (liəy) (abstract noun ការលាយ)

  1. to mix, blend, mingle, stir together, combine
  2. to mix up, confuse
  3. to scatter
  4. to melt, dissolve

AdjectiveEdit

លាយ (liəy) (abstract noun ភាពលាយ)

  1. to be mixed, blended, mingled
  2. to be liquid

Affixed formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Khmer លាយ (lāya) (first attested in 1628), from Thai ลาย (laai).

NounEdit

លាយ (liəy)

  1. track, trace, mark, line
  2. pattern of lines on the palm of the hand

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

លាយ (liəy)

  1. kind of bamboo fishing trap (two types: លាយក្រង (liəykrɑɑng) and លាយរូត (liəyruut))