rural idiom

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rural idiom

Post by viper » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:39 am

In another section of this forum ASP said, ",Yep, my wife has given me permission to indulge as long as I don't get serious about these hypothetical mistresses."

That idiom is proleng chowl. It's first meaning refers to farmers who let their cattle graze free range and unattended. I've chased a lot of cattle off my property during this especially dry "dry season."

The second idiomatic meaning is what the asp talked about. The wife willingly lets her hubby seek out greener pastures knowing full well he will dutifully return to his stall in the evening just as the cattle do
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Re: rural idiom

Post by Duncan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:42 am

viper wrote:In another section of this forum ASP said, ",Yep, my wife has given me permission to indulge as long as I don't get serious about these hypothetical mistresses."

That idiom is proleng chowl. It's first meaning refers to farmers who let their cattle graze free range and unattended. I've chased a lot of cattle off my property during this especially dry "dry season."

The second idiomatic meaning is what the asp talked about.

The wife willingly lets her hubby seek out greener pastures knowing full well he will dutifully return to his stall in the evening just as the cattle do




Is there a different idiom for when the hubby lets the wife out to seek greener pastures, or does it cover both cases. [ I need to know, urgently ]
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Re: rural idiom

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:40 pm

Duncan wrote:
viper wrote:In another section of this forum ASP said, ",Yep, my wife has given me permission to indulge as long as I don't get serious about these hypothetical mistresses."

That idiom is proleng chowl. It's first meaning refers to farmers who let their cattle graze free range and unattended. I've chased a lot of cattle off my property during this especially dry "dry season."

The second idiomatic meaning is what the asp talked about.

The wife willingly lets her hubby seek out greener pastures knowing full well he will dutifully return to his stall in the evening just as the cattle do




Is there a different idiom for when the hubby lets the wife out to seek greener pastures, or does it cover both cases. [ I need to know, urgently ]
dont be silly women arent allowed to leave the house! :P chbab srey and what not :beer3:
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Re: rural idiom

Post by viper » Thu Apr 07, 2016 3:12 pm

Duncan, I know of no such idiom that'll satisfy the urgency of your situation. I think that to say "dont be silly women arent allowed to leave the house!" is overstated. I suspect that each couple will reach terms that'll establish domestic harmony, but no man will extend that right to his wife. If he did so, he would be the laughing stock of the village.
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Re: rural idiom

Post by Duncan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:45 pm

viper wrote:Duncan, I know of no such idiom that'll satisfy the urgency of your situation. I think that to say "dont be silly women arent allowed to leave the house!" is overstated.


I suspect that each couple will reach terms that'll establish domestic harmony, but no man will extend that right to his wife. If he did so, he would be the laughing stock of the village.



Ha, you could be right, I forgot , these are '' rural idioms ''. What is the '' city idiom '' for that situation.
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Re: rural idiom

Post by viper » Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:01 pm

Duncan, when I lived in the city many years ago, I knew no Cambodian and most of my neighbors were from rural areas.

However culture is so deep in Cambodians I cannot imagine that idiom or scenario existing. If a wife tried to opt for sexual freedom she'd probably hear "leng chowl" divorce.
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Re: rural idiom

Post by gavinbrisbane » Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:45 pm

I doubt my GF would even give any male a side glance! Maybe I am misguided, but I have every confidence in her....
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Re: rural idiom

Post by qinjingyou » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:02 pm

There used to be a term, 'amok' , that referred to a man whose wife had a lover.
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Re: rural idiom

Post by Duncan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:12 pm

Most of the motodops/tuk-tuk drivers who have g/f or wife's working in bars, would never ever EVER let their companions go sleeping with someone else.
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unless there was money involved in the end result.
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Re: rural idiom

Post by Luigi » Sat Apr 23, 2016 2:50 pm

There used to be a term, 'amok' , that referred to a man whose wife had a lover.
What is/does fish amok mean then? Correlation?
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