Expressing pain — Expressions


តើជនជាតិខ្មែរនឹងលាន់មាត់ដូចម្ដេចក្នុងស្ថានភាពខាងលើ?
មុតដៃនឹងកាំបិត
អ៊ូយ ឈឺ!
អឺះ មុតដៃបណ្ដោយ!
អឺះ ឈាមបាត់!

ឈឺពោះ
អ៊ូយ ឈឺពោះអា!
អ៊ូយ ម៉េចក៏ឈឺពោះម៉េះនៀក?

ឈឺក្បាល
អ៊ូយ ឈឺក្បាលដល់ហើយ!
អ៊ូយ ឈឺក្បាលចង់ប្រេះហើយនៀក!
អ៊ូយ ម៉េចក៏ឈឺក្បាលម៉េះនៀក?

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
តើ taə 1. indicating an indirect question, it may often be translated as 'if' or 'whether'
2. phrase-final: used for emphasis
ជនជាតិ cɔɔn ciet 1. citizen, people {ជនជាតិខ្មែរ = Khmer people}
2. nationality
ខ្មែរ kmae Khmer, Cambodian
នឹង nɨŋ future tense marker: will, about to
លាន់មាត់ loan moat 1. to exclaim (involuntarily), burst out (talking), make a slip of the tongue
2. to yell, howl
3. to express one's opinions frankly
ដូចម្ដេច douc mdəc 1. how, why
2. however, in whatever way, whatever
3. what, what kind, like what
4. as, thus
Notes: ជើង ដ
ក្នុង knoŋ 1. in, inside
2. during + (time word)
ស្ថានភាព stʰaanpʰiep 1. position
2. state of affairs, situation
3. condition, posture, attitude, pose, stance
ខាងលើ kʰaaŋ lǝǝ above, on, on top, upstairs
មុត mut 1. to be sharp
2. to cut, pierce, stab
3. to be cut, stabbed
4. hard, tough, firm, brave
ដៃ day 1. arm, hand
2. handle, lever, crank
3. branch (of a tree, bamboo, or a river), offshoot
4. tendril
5. trunk (of an elephant)
6. sleeve
7. steering wheel
8. clf. for handfuls of young rice plants/grass
9. clf. for slaps
10. command to an elephant not to move its trunk or not to pull up something with its trunk
11. clf. for a bunch of 10 areca nuts
នឹង nɨŋ with, by (means of), (attached) to
កាំបិត kambət knife
អ៊ូយ ʔouy exclamation of pain, ouch
ឈឺ cʰɨɨ to be sick, to hurt, to be in pain
អឺះ ʔɨh exclamation to express surprise etc. at a suddenly happening event
បណ្ដោយ bɑndaoy 1. sentence-final: [with a condition mentioned earlier], the result will be ... {អត់បាន ... បណ្ដោយ = won't be able to …} {ក្ដៅបណ្ដោយ = it will be hot today} {ឆ្ងាញ់មាត់បណ្ដោយ = it will be delicious}
2. sentence-final: expressing disappointment or that something is unfortunate
Notes: ជើង ដ
ឈាម cʰiem blood
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
ឈឺពោះ cʰɨɨ pʊəh to have a stomach ache
អា ʔaa 1. final particle used for emphasis
2. phrase-final or as an interjection: oh! ah!
Notes: see also អា៎
ម៉េចក៏ məc kɑɑ how come, how is it that, why is it that, why
Notes: colloquial
ម៉េះ meh thus, so, in this way, this much
Notes: spoken form of ម្ល៉េះ
នៀក niək spoken forms of នេះ = this
Notes: colloquial
ឈឺក្បាល cʰɨɨ kbaal 1. headache
2. to have a headache
ដល់ហើយ dɑl haǝy a lot, very, very much, extremely, really
ចង់ cɑŋ 1. to want/wish/desire (to do something)
2. to flirt with, court, woo (a girl)
3. to approach, draw near
4. about to (do something), on the point of
5. even if
ប្រេះ preh 1. to crack, to split
2. cracking, cracked
ហើយ haǝy 1. to be finished, ended, completed
2. enough!
3. final particle indicating completed action, already, by now
4. in a future context indicates action that will be completed at some future time
5. and, afterwards, next, then, after that