ចង់

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See also: ចង and ចុង

Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Chinese (OC *ʔsaŋ, *ʔsaŋs, “will; going to”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ចង់
cṅ´
WT romanisation cɑng
(standard) IPA(key) /cɑŋ/

Verb[edit]

ចង់ (cɑng) (abstract noun ការចង់)

  1. to want, wish, desire, covet (to do something)
  2. to need
  3. to flirt with, court, woo (a girl)
  4. to approach, draw near
  5. about to (do something), on the brink of, on the point of (doing something)
    ខ្ញុំចង់អង្គុយ
    kɲom cɑŋ ɑŋkuy
    I’m about to sit down.

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Conjunction[edit]

ចង់ (châng)

  1. even if