Answering the phone — Additional dialogue


កញ្ញាអាឡូ សុភាព!
សុភាពអាឡូ កញ្ញា!
កញ្ញាហ្នឹងហើយម៉េចហើយ? និយាយជាមួយបងសំណាងហើយនៅ?
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សុភាពអរគុណហើយណាកញ្ញាបាយបាយអីចឹង!
កញ្ញាហ្នឹងហើយ អត់អីអេបាយបាយ!

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កញ្ញា kaɲɲaa female Cambodian name
អាឡូ ʔaalou hello (answering the phone)
Notes: colloquial
សុភាព soʔpʰiep male or female Cambodian name
ហ្នឹងហើយ nɨŋ haǝy 1. yeah, yes, right, correct, that's correct
2. ok, all right
Notes: colloquial
ម៉េច məc what (following a verb of saying), why, in what way/manner, how {ម៉េចហើយ?/ម៉េចអី? = What's up?} {[…] ម៉េចទៅ? = In what way […]?} {ថាម៉េចចៅ? = What are you saying, grand-daughter?} {បងចង់បានម៉ូតម៉េច? = What kind of design/fashion do you like?}
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
និយាយ niʔyiey to speak, say, talk, relate, tell, to narrate, to talk over, discuss
ជាមួយ cie muəy with
បង bɑɑŋ 1. elder sibling
2. you (addressing an acquaintance, friend, elder sibling, or husband), or I (if elder than the addressee)
3. you (politely addressing a stranger who's not too much younger than oneself)
សំណាង sɑmnaaŋ male Cambodian name
នៅ nɨv 1. in, at
2. to be located at, to live in or at, to reside, to stay, to be in
3. still, yet (pre-verbal marker of a durative or continuative aspect, as a final particle in the tag question ហើយឬនៅ it means 'yet' and as a reply to a question of this kind, it means 'not yet') {ញ៉ាំអីហើយនៅ? = Have you eaten already?}
អរគុណ ʔɑɑ kun 1. thank you
2. to thank, to be grateful
ណា naa final particle to soften a statement or request
បាយបាយ baay baay bye bye
Notes: colloquial
អីចឹង ʔəycəŋ 1. like this, like that, in that way, then {គិតម៉េចទៅអីចឹង? = What are you going to do next?} {ធ្វើមុខអីអីចឹង? = Why are you making such a face?}
2. really?
Notes: variant: អ៊ីចឹង
អត់អីអេ ʔɑt ʔəy ʔee 1. it doesn't matter, it's all right
2. surely, certainly
Notes: colloquial form of អត់អីទេ