ស្លាប់

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Khmer[edit]

Verb[edit]

ស្លាប់ (slap)

  1. to die
  2. to be dead, lifeless, numb, paralyzed
  3. (of machines) to stop running, cease functioning

Usage notes[edit]

ស្លាប់ has a neutral connotation; for animals, you should use ងាប់​...ងាប់​ is pejorative when referring to human beings. Use សុគត or អនិច្ចធម្ម when speaking of Buddhist monks; and use សោយទិវង្គត for the king. There are numerous euphemisms for the verb ‘to die’, such as ទទួលអនិច្ចកម្ម.

Adverb[edit]

ស្លាប់ (slap)

  1. too, excessively