សម័យ

KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pali samaya.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic សម័យ
sm˘y
Phonemic សៈ-ម៉ៃ
s`-m″ai
WT romanisation saʼmay
(standard) IPA(key) /saʔ.ˈmaj/

NounEdit

សម័យ (saʼmay)

  1. time, moment
    សម័យមួយ  ―  saʼmay muəy  ―  one day,​ some time
  2. era, period
    សម័យថ្មី  ―  saʼmay thməy  ―  modern​ ​times, new trends
  3. session (of meeting, assembly)
    បើកសម័យ  ―  baək saʼmay  ―  to​ open a session

AdjectiveEdit

សម័យ (saʼmay) (abstract noun ភាពសម័យ)

  1. to be modern, recent, up-to-date
    ភ្លើងសម័យ  ―  phləəng saʼmay  ―  modern​ music