ចៃ

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See also: , ចំ, ចេះ, and ចាំ

Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ចៃ
cai
WT romanisation cay
(standard) IPA(key) /caj/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *ciiʔ (louse). Cognate with Vietnamese chi/chấy, Bahnar si, Khasi ksi and Mon စဲ.

Noun[edit]

ចៃ (cay)

  1. louse; mite
  2. parasite
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Thai ใจ (jai).

Noun[edit]

ចៃ (cay)

  1. heart
  2. sense; feeling