ងាយ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Thai ง่าย (ngâai). Cognate with Northern Khmer เงียย.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ងាយ
ṅāy
WT romanisation ngiəy
(standard) IPA(key) /ŋiəj/

Adjective[edit]

ងាយ (ngiəy) (abstract noun ភាពងាយ)

  1. to be easy

Adverb[edit]

ងាយ (ngiəy)

  1. easily
  2. (in a few compounds) lightly, condescendingly, scornfully
    មើលងាយ  ―  məəl ngiəy  ―  to​ look down on, to despise

Derived terms[edit]