Diacritic Treysap   ត្រីសព្វ ()   and Kbies Kroam ( )

       Treysap and Kbies Kroam are used to convert four of the first series consonants ស ហ ប and which have no second series counterpart to the second series consonant សឨ ហឨ បឨ and អឨ , so that the vowel used with this consonant are pronounced with the second series value.

Example:

Words Without Treysap

Word With Treysap or Kbies Kroam

សប់

sap

to pump air

សឨប់

sOp

deeply
សី

sey

សឨី ឬ ស៊ី

sii

ហោរ

hao

fortune teller

ហេឨា

hoo

shout
បុត្រ

bot

children

បឨុត

but

name of yellow gem
អី or អ្វី

qey or qwey

what

អឨី

qii

exclamatory

 

Note:

    "Treysap" and "kbies kraom" are used to transform first series consonants into second series consonants when these consonants are used with the following vowels ា ិ ី ឹ ឺ ុ ូ េ ា .

    kbies kraom "is used in lieu of Treysap when consonants are used with the following vowels:"    ិ ី ឹ ឺ" , while "Treysap" is used consonants are used with the following vowels: "   ា ុ ូ េ ា ".