Expressing warmth — Dialogue 2


នៅក្នុងបន្ទប់
តារាស្អុះម៉េះ ង៉ៃហ្នឹង? មានបើកម៉ាស៊ីនត្រជាក់អត់ហ្នឹង?
នារីម៉ាស៊ីនត្រជាក់ខូចតាំងពីម្សិលមិញអ៎
តារាស្អុះស្អាប់ដល់ហើយចេញទៅក្រៅយកខ្យល់អាកាសតិចសិន
នារីនៅក្រៅក៏ក្ដៅដែរ តែវាអត់ហប់ដូចនៅក្នុង

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
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?}
ក្នុង knoŋ 1. in, inside
2. during + (time word)
បន្ទប់ bɑntup room
តារា taaraa male Cambodian name
ស្អុះ sʔoh 1. to be very hot, oppressive, stifling, sultry, muggy
2. to be restless, fidgety
3. exclamation indicating little desire to do something: ‘it's not required, it's not necessary, there's no need (to/for)’
ម៉េះ meh thus, so, in this way, this much
Notes: spoken form of ម្ល៉េះ
ង៉ៃហ្នឹង ŋay nɨŋ spoken form of ថ្ងៃនេះ = today
មាន mien 1. to have, possess, own
2. to exist, there is, there are
3. to be rich, own property
4. indicates the accomplishment of an action, to happen to, to have occasion to
Notes: in spoken Khmer, negated មាន (មិនមាន or គ្មាន) can be contracted into មាន, e.g., មានអ្នកណាចង់ជួបឯង = ‘there's nobody who wants to meet you’ — contrast this with the affirmative: មានគេចង់ជួបឯង = ‘there’s somebody who wants to meet you’
បើក baək 1. to open {បើកប្រអប់ = to open a box} {បើកហាង = to open a shop}
2. to turn on (e.g., a light, faucet, radio) {បើកទឹកម៉ាស៊ីន = to turn on the water/faucet}
3. of the sun: to shine
4. to drive (an automobile), generally to operate a vehicle which is powered by an engine
ម៉ាស៊ីនត្រជាក់ maasɨn trɑceak A/C, air conditioner
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
ហ្នឹង nɨŋ this, that, right here, right now (colloquial form of នេះ = this, that)
នារី nierii female Cambodian name
ខូច kʰouc 1. broken, damaged, ruined
2. bad, nasty
តាំងពី taŋ pii since, from, starting with
ម្សិលមិញ msəl mɨɲ yesterday
អ៎ ʔɑɑ 1. particle used to form a yes/no question, similar to ឬ
2. exclamation indicating satisfaction or surprise
3. indicating something like surprise on part of the speaker that the listener might not be aware of some fact or past event {ម៉ាស៊ីនត្រជាក់ខូចតាំងពីម្សិលមិញអ៎។ = [Didn’t you know that] the A/C has been broken since yesterday!}
Notes: colloquial
ស្អុះស្អាប់ sʔoh sʔap to be hot and sticky/humid, sultry, muggy
ដល់ហើយ dɑl haǝy a lot, very, very much, extremely, really
ចេញ cəɲ 1. to leave, to go out, to depart
2. out, off, away (also figuratively) {ខ្ញុំគិតអត់ចេញ = I can't figure it out}
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!}
ក្រៅ krav 1. outside, out
2. foreign
យក yɔɔk 1. to take, bring, get, accept, hold
2. when ordering: I’ll take, I’ll have {យកបបរគ្រឿងសាច់ជ្រូកម៉ាចាន = I’ll have a bowl of pork porridge}
ខ្យល់ kcɑl, kyɑl, ksɑl wind, air, breath (wind/air is believed to be the cause of many types of illnesses, such as fainting, dizziness, stomach ache, etc.)
អាកាស ʔaakaah 1. air, atmosphere, sky
2. open air, open space, outer space
3. fresh air, breeze
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?}
សិន sən final particle: for now, for the time being, for a moment, first
Notes: polite final hortatory particle
ក៏ kɑɑ marker of sequential or consecutive action: also, so, then, therefore, accordingly
ក្ដៅ kdav hot, warm
Notes: ជើង ដ
ដែរ dae 1. also, too, likewise, in the same way
2. indeed, quite, rather
3. marks a polite, gentler, less abrupt statement: all the same, even so, nevertheless
តែ tae 1. but, however
2. only, just
3. tea
វា vie 1. it (of animals, things, or very young children)
2. he, she, they (familiar or contemptuous)
ហប់ hɑp 1. to be stuffy, close
2. muggy
3. to melt/fuse (metal to mend cracks)
4. to temper (metal in order to make it rustproof)
5. to bind/tie (with fiber from the ramie plant or fan palm)
6. to twist fibers together in order to make rope
7. eaves of a roof
ដូច douc alike, similar, like, as