លុយ

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See also: លាយ

Khmer[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic លុយ
luy
WT romanisation luy
(standard) IPA(key) /luj/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *lujʔ ~ *luuj() ~ *luəj() ~ *ləəj() (to wade; to swim). Cognate with Mon လုဲ, Vietnamese lội, Riang luj². Doublet of លយ (lɔɔy, to​ float). Compare Thai ลุย (lui, to wade), Thai ลอย (lɔɔi, to float).

Verb[edit]

លុយ (luy) (abstract noun ការលុយ)

  1. to wade; to ford; to walk or cross through shallow water or vegetation (as hay); to step (on crops)
    លុយទឹក  ―  luy tɨk  ―  to walk through shallow water
    លុយភក់  ―  luy phŭək  ―  to walk through mud
    លុយដំណាំ  ―  luy dɑmnam  ―  to step on crops
  2. to run by or through; to pass by; to cross into

Etymology 2[edit]

From French louis (type of coins), or perhaps Min Nan (lui).

Noun[edit]

លុយ (luy)

  1. money
  2. small change; coins
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