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Lyep looy - what does it mean?

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It's often used at the end of a sentence and I assumed it meant something like "completely" but when I've entered that word using translating software something different comes up.

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reap roy = all done, ready, finished.

Translating software isn't good for accents that mispronounce 'R' so badly.

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It means  finished,completed.... its often used  during boxing matches  when one opponent gets knocked out 

or when a car crash happens..."that's it his finished ! "   reap roy

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When you ask someone if they have eaten, they will say that phrase if they ate already. Students tidying up the classroom and finished. All posters correct.  Done, finished, completed.

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Thanks to all posters. I entered "completely" instead "completed" in the translation program I'm using hence the confusion.

BTW, I find that the Thai2english is better than Google Translate but are there other programs/apps out there that are even better?

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I doubt very much that there is any translation program that can help you with things like Lyep looy.

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22 hours ago, Inderpland said:

Thanks to all posters. I entered "completely" instead "completed" in the translation program I'm using hence the confusion.

BTW, I find that the Thai2english is better than Google Translate but are there other programs/apps out there that are even better?

for single word look ups the benjawan poonson becker thai dictionary is the best I have seen 

 

https://word-in-the-hand.com/

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19 hours ago, Maestro said:

I doubt very much that there is any translation program that can help you with things like Lyep looy.

 

So true and worth pointing out the reason, which is that one will often hear เลียบล้อย from people who say ล in place of ร 

I wont go further than that because the programme I use will not allow me to type phonetics easily. 

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Also often used in the expression "pu ying reap roi" meaning something like wholesome girl, well brought up.

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20 hours ago, LivinLOS said:

for single word look ups the benjawan poonson becker thai dictionary is the best I have seen 

 

https://word-in-the-hand.com/

not available for Android unfortunately but thanks anyway

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37 minutes ago, BobBKK said:

not available for Android unfortunately but thanks anyway

This is it;

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6 hours ago, elwood said:

This is it;

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The other one I don't want the dictionary.

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On 1/22/2020 at 1:07 PM, Maestro said:

I doubt very much that there is any translation program that can help you with things like Lyep looy.

 

Well, it seems you're wrong. I tried speaking lyep looy (intentionally pronouncing it incorrect with l's instead or r's) into Google Translate and it came up with the right answer (เรียบร้อย) and it said the word means neat. But as second choice it said completed and I guess both are correct.

I must say I'm impressed with Google Translate, they must have improved dramatically since I first tried it.

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