ឡើង

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *luŋ ~ *luəŋ ~ *ləŋ (above, on). Cognate with Samre liɲ ("to go up; on"), Vietnamese lên and Semelai leŋ ("upwards, upstream"). Munda comparanda includes Juang aliŋ-ta ("above, from above, on; up, upon") and Korku liɲ ("up, above").

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic ឡើង
ḷoeṅ
WT romanisation laəng
(standard) IPA(key) /laəŋ/

Adverb[edit]

ឡើង (laəng)

  1. up, upwards
  2. upstream
  3. increasingly

Preposition[edit]

ឡើង (laəŋ)

  1. on

Verb[edit]

ឡើង (laəng) (abstract noun ការឡើង)

  1. to go up, ascend
  2. to take off (of aircraft)
  3. to rise, get up
  4. to climb
  5. to get on, board (a means of transport)
  6. to go upstream
  7. to ferment, rise (said of dough)
  8. to increase
  9. to hold a ceremony (especially one paying homage to supernatural beings or a spiritual master)

Derived terms[edit]