Expressing likes 2 — Additional dialogue


ចំរើនម្សិលមិញ ខ្ញុំទៅសម្ភាសន៍ការងារអ្នកដែលសម្ភាសន៍ខ្ញុំកាចមែនទែន
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ចំរើន cɑmraən male Cambodian name
ម្សិលមិញ msəl mɨɲ yesterday
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
ទៅ tɨv 1. to go (away from the speaker in space or time), to go to / towards, go on, continue, advance, go away
2. towards
3. from now on, from then on (often used as a particle indicating that the action began at some point in the past or present and continued on into the future or that the action is directed away from the speaker)
4. imperative particle, go ahead and ...! {ញ៉ាំទៅ = Go ahead and eat/drink!}
សម្ភាសន៍ sɑmpʰieh 1. interview {សម្ភាសន៍ការងារ = job interview}
2. conversation, dialogue
3. friendliness toward each other
ការងារ kaaŋie job, work, profession, duty, task
អ្នក neak 1. you (to equals of both sexes)
2. person, one who... (used as an agentive particle to create nouns from predicatives)
ដែល dael 1. who, whom, which, where, when
2. of/to/in/at which/whom
3. the fact/reason that
4. ever, happened to, having done at least once, having been to, already, always, had occasion to, have ever {អត់ដែលដឹងសោះ = I’ve never known this!}
កាច kaac 1. to be fierce, mean, ferocious, savage
2. strict, severe
3. to be almost full, nearly overflowing
មែនទែន mɛɛn tɛɛn 1. really, truly, surely, in fact, as it should be, certainly
2. seriously, actually
សុទ្ធា sottʰie female Cambodian name
គេ kee 1. he, she
2. one, someone
3. other(s)
និយាយ niʔyiey to speak, say, talk, relate, tell, to narrate, to talk over, discuss
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?}
ខ្លះ klah some (serves as a plural marker with ណា​​ and អ្វី)
គាត់ koat he, she
សួរ suə 1. to ask, question, enquire
2. to visit, come to see
ចូលចិត្ត coul cət to like, to prefer
Notes: ជើង ត
ធ្វើ tvəə to do, to make, to work, to prepare, to cultivate (a field)
អ្វី ʔvəy 1. what?
2. anything, something, nothing
អាន ʔaan 1. to read, to read aloud, to pronounce
2. to sharpen, to whet
3. saddle (for horses, especially of leather or wood)
សៀវភៅ siǝv pʰɨv 1. book
2. pad, notebook
រៀន riən to study, to learn, to practice
ភាសា pʰiesaa 1. language
2. speech, words
ម្ហូប mhoup food, meal
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
ទៀត tiət 1. again, still, more, further, yet, additional
2. to be different, other
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
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}
ធ្វើការ tvəə kaa to work
និយាយលេង niʔyiey leeŋ to joke
ទេដឹង tee dəŋ clause-final: maybe, perhaps
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!}
មិនមែន mɨn mɛɛn no, not, is not
ជា cie 1. to be (equal to), to be as
2. to be well, in good health, recovered
3. to be effective (of medicines)
មនុស្ស mɔnuh, meaʔnuh human being, person
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!}
ធ្លាក់ tleak 1. to fall, to fall down
2. to fail (an examination)
បាត់ bat 1. to lose, to disappear
2. to stop, to be finished
3. already
4. sentence-final: expressing disappointment or that something is unfortunate
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