ឱកាស

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali okāsa (visibility; occasion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ឱកាស
okās
Phonemic អោ-កាស / អោ-កា-សៈ-
ʼo-kās / ʼo-kā-s`-
WT romanisation ʼaokaah, ʼaokaasaʼ
(standard) IPA(key) /ʔao.ˈkaːh/ ~ /ʔao.kaː.saʔ./

Noun[edit]

ឱកាស (ʼaokaah)

  1. cause, situation, occasion, chance
  2. opportunity, time
  3. free time, permission, agreement
  4. aokaasa’ (a polite word used to begin a conversation or to ask someone for something: pardon me; may I have your attention, etc.)