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Siah Siam




"Siah siam" toh i ktien Phar i wa jooh ong i manda sñiaw hun jrut palat i mynsien haduh wym yïe de u batai. Em i por wa sñiaw siah siam næ wa bang ware i bam haduh wa sñiaw kamwa da psiah chadooh u klong nood. Teiñ teiñ ong i siah siam næ hawa ïoh u klam pynhiar jhar ïa kiwon kiwon kiwa da pynjaw mynsien ïa i chawa palat.



"Siah Siam" ka dei ka rukom ong ki Pnar haba ka don ka jingsngewhun jrut ka mynsiem haduh bym lah shuh ban batai. Ki ong ïa kine ki kyntien lada ka bang palat ka bam kumba ka lah rung shaduh u dohnud. Teng teng pat ki ju ong siah siam haba ïoh ban kren ban ai nia ïa kino kino kiba la pynjew pynsngewsih ïa ka mynsiem shaba palat.



"Siah Siam" is a Phar phrase that is generally used to describe the feeling of absolute satisfaction and contentment. It is also used to express the joy that one would feel after having a delectable meal or snack that reaches the satiety point of maximum measure. Many also use it to express the great satisfaction obtained when they get to express their feelings to someone who has angered and saddened them.



"Siah Siam" is a Pnar phrase which means to feel great satisfaction! Thank you @anumanda for sending this and Shiny for the English translation 😃😃
Khasi translation by @speakyourroots

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