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Flashcards in politics Deck (92)
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policy

cole-neyobaiy

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politics

neyobaiy

3

politician

nyek neyobaiy

4

public

saa-tia-ranaak

5

law

law/rule/legal

ch-bab

nee-the

6

lawyer

may-tia-wee

7

liar

may-poh

8

village chief

maiy-poom

9

White House

sey-weet-mien

10

capital city

ree-it-tia-nee (monarch)

roat-tia-nee (republic)

11

city

thee-krohng

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district

srok

13

state

province

roat

kaiyt

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consultant / advisor

thee-pruk-saa

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opinion

yo-bahl

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story
problem
issue

rooung

17

news

po-at-ah-mien

dahmnong (more informal)

18

reporter

niak-kaa-sayt

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newspaper

kaa-sayt

saa-po-at-ah-mien

20

domestic news

foreign news

po-at-ah-mien knong srok

po-at-ah-mien crow srok

21

national holiday

t-ngaiy bohn djiat

22

idea

koomnit

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to break (used in politics to mean defeat other party)

kadj

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to believe

djooeu(r)

25

Vice President

ah-nu prohtianiathupuhdie

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President

proh-tia-nia-thupuh-die

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Secretary of State

roat lay-kah-tee-kah

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First Lady

se-treiy-tee-muoy

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I don't yet know about this issue.

knyom muhn toen dung pee rooung nee teh.

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government official

montrey roat-ah-peebahl

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I am thinking about this issue.

Knyom kampong kit pee rooung nee.

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Let me think about it first.

Djam knyom kit muhl sen

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both sides

sohng-kang

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problem

baany-hah

35

administration

roat-ah-bahl

36

political issues
economic issues

rooung neyoobaiy
rooung seytahkec

37

Mayor / County Executive

Ah-pee-baal krohng
lok maay-kome

38

District Governor

Ahk-pee-baal srok

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Provincial Governor

Ahk-pee-baal kae-it

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My brother has a very different idea from mine.

Paown-prah knyom mien koomnit kohc pee knyom chnaye nah.

Paown-prah knyom nung knyom mien koomnit kohc kanere chnaye nah.

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election

to vote

kaa-bauh-ch-nouwt

bauh-ch-nouwt

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as for me ....

as for you ...

Eye knyom wyn ; djohm nye knyom wyn

djohm nye lok wyn

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corruption

ahm-peu-pook-rah-louee

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an action

ahm-peu

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corrupt official

montrey pook-rah-louee

46

group

krohm

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The government released him already.

rohtapeebahl lang koat haey

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terrorist

terrorism

pae-ro-wey-kahw

pae-ro-wey-kahm

49

demonstrator

demonstration

baateh-kahw

baateh-kahm

50

political party

konah-pahk

51

democratic party

konah-pahk prah-djia-tuh-bah-thaiye

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republican party

konah-pahk saa-tia-ranaa-roat

53

independent party

konah-pahk eyek-kreeic

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What is your political party?

lok caan konah-pahk ehy?

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I don't think so

knyom muhn kit aan-djun teh.

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former

note: before title

aa-thid / aa-thaiy-tah

57

future

ahk-rah-coot

58

situation / position / state

s-taan-o-piab

s-taan-o-kaa

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place / building / office / bureau

mon-thee

60

doubt

mon-thil

61

low ranking person

cone tia-hian

62

to have the right

mien sit

63

human rights

sit m-noo

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Offer the sliced meat to the tiger so you can live in that country

aa saaic djoun klaa theub now srok baan

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radio

wee-tyoo

66

to control / to be on top of

control (noun)

druot

kaa-druot

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to support

ko-am-tro

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democracy

prah-djia-tuh-bah-thaiye

69

according to this article

thahm aatah-baht nee

70

article

aatah-baht

71

to oppose

proh-chang (long A)

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freedom

say-raiy-peeib

73

current / now

current president

baa-che-bahn

prah-tia-nia-tupah-diey baa-che-bahn

74

to have benefit / use / interest

mien proh-yauwee

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to think correctly

kit treow

76

to think incorrectly

kit koh

77

to respect

koe-robe

78

member

sahmaadjik

79

congress

roat sah-pia

80

member of congress

sahmaadjik roat sah-pia

81

to announce

prah-kaah

82

NGO

ahng-kaa crow roatapeebahl

83

organization

ahng-kaa

84

spokesperson

nyek noam pee-ik

85

points

k-beeah

86

formal, formally

plow-kaa

87

to agree (about idea)

yol-srahb

88

staff / personnel / office worker

boe-ke-luk

89

leader

mae-kay

90

important

it's not important

som-kaan

wia muhn som-kaan teh

91

big deal / big story

it's no big deal

tome-dome

wia muhn tome-dome teh

92

to cause

bohn-daal