Asking for repetition — Additional dialogue


ចៅយាយ ពិសាបាយហើយនៅ?
យាយថាម៉េចចៅ? យាយស្ដាប់មិនទាន់ទេនិយាយយឺតៗ។
ចៅខ្ញុំសួរថា យាយពិសាបាយហើយនៅ
យាយអូ យាយហូបហើយៗ។
ចៅបានម្ហូបអីយាយ?
យាយហា? ស្ដាប់អត់ទេនិយាយតិចមើល

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
ចៅ cav 1. grandchild
2. little one, young one (term of address to small children)
3. owner, chief, boss
យាយ yiey 1. grandmother
2. old lady
3. polite term used to address an old woman
ពិសា piʔsaa, piisaa to eat, to consume
Notes: polite form used when speaking to older persons
បាយ baay 1. cooked rice
2. food, meal
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
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?}
ថា tʰaa 1. to say, tell, pronounce
2. that (introduces a question or indirect discourse)
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?}
ស្ដាប់ sdap 1. to listen (to)
2. to obey
3. to understand (a spoken language)
Notes: ជើង ដ
មិនទាន់ mɨn toan not yet
ទេ tee 1. particle: negative particle occurring in phrase final position especially after មិន, ពុំ, etc.
2. interrogative particle occurring in phrase final position, often in the combination ឬទេ
3. neutral/positive particle to add emphasis {ខ្ញុំសុខសប្បាយទេ = I'm fine!}
និយាយ niʔyiey to speak, say, talk, relate, tell, to narrate, to talk over, discuss
យឺត yɨɨt 1. to be slow, late
2. to stretch, to be elastic
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
សួរ suə 1. to ask, question, enquire
2. to visit, come to see
អូ ʔou oh, aha (exclamation expressing sudden realization, or loss of doubt)
ហូប houp to eat
បាន baan 1. to have completed/done something
2. to intend to complete something
3. marker of completed action
4. to get, obtain, acquire, to achieve, have been able to, to get/have the opportunity to do something
5. to get someone or something to do something (often translated by the English passive in this sense)
6. to be able to
7. not ... until, then and only then
8. to pass to someone through inheritance
9. to be OK, fine, all right
10. [spoken language] however, though, in contrast {ម្សិលមិញបានក្ដៅខ្លាំង = yesterday, however, it was very hot}
ម្ហូប mhoup food, meal
អី ʔəy 1. what? {អីហ្នឹង?/អីគេ?/អីគេហ្នឹង? = what is this?/what?} {កាន់អីនៅនឹងដៃហ្នឹង? = What are [you] holding in [your] hand?}
2. something, anything {មានអីអត់ = Are you all right?/Is everything ok?/Did anything happen?} {ខ្ញុំទៅក្រៅញ៉ាំអី = I’m going out to eat something}
Notes: variant of អ្វី
ហា haa as a question: pardon?, what?
Notes: colloquial
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
lɨɨ 1. to hear
2. independent vowel representing the Sanskrit vowel លឭៃ (words spelled with ឮ may also be spelled with លឺ)
តិច təc 1. to be few (in number), small (in size or extent), less
2. a little bit, somewhat
3. phrase-final: makes a request more polite {ចង់ពឹងឲ្យជួយលើកអីវ៉ាន់តិច = Can you please help me carrying these things?} {ខ្ញុំសុំលអាវនេះតិចបានអេ៎? = Can I try on this shirt here, please?}
មើល məəl 1. to look at, to watch, to watch for, to observe
2. particle: come on, give it a try
3. let me see!
4. phrase-final: softens a command or request {ជួយបង្ហាញតិចមើល = Please show me!}