| loŋmʉy 'to start in, fall to, begin,' lit. 'to lower the hand.' Compare the English expression 'to get
down to' (e.g., 'to get down to work') where the idea of getting down (one of the meanings
of loŋ) is also present.
'to cook (general term),'from hŭŋ 'to
cook (rice)' + toˆm 'to boil.'
kɛɛŋcʉ̀ʉt 'a kind of Thai coup.' Here cʉ̀ʉt means the opposite of phèt 'to be
hot, spicy' and kɛɛŋcʉ̀ʉt is, therefore, a kind of curry
which is not hot, i.e., does not have hot spices in it.
kɛɛŋkày 'chicken curry,' from kɛɛŋ 'curry' + kày 'chicken.' This is a kind of hot (phèt) curry.
khɔ̆ɔŋwăan 'dessert,'lit. 'sweet stuff; sweet things.'
nʉ́anŭu 'pork,' lit. 'hog meat.'
phátmaŭu 'fried mixture containing pork,' lit. 'pork fried mixture.'
phàtmŭupriˆawwăan 'sweet and sour pork,' from phàtmŭu + priˆawwăan 'sweet-sour' (lit. 'sour-sweet').
phàtnʉ́a 'fried mixture containing meat,' lit. 'meat fried mixture.'
phrɔ́waˆa 'because,' from phrɔ́ʔ 'because, for' + waˆa
'to say' or 'that' (in the sense of 'he said that he was going'). The glottal stop (ʔ) in phrɔ́ʔ
is dropped before a following consonant.