Expressing warmth — Additional dialogue


ម្ដាយម្ហូបឆ្អិនហើយកូន ម៉ោ ម៉ោញ៉ាំបាយម្ហូបនៅក្ដៅ ប្រយ័ត្នរលាកមាត់
កូនបើកកង្ហារឲ្យត្រជាក់តិចសិន ចាំញ៉ាំសម្លម្សិលមិញ ក្រែងនៅសល់តាសអីម៉ាក់?
ម្ដាយនៅសល់តាសចាំម៉ាក់យកទៅកម្ដៅឲ្យក្ដៅតិចសិនម្ហូបនេះត្រជាក់តិច ញ៉ាំទៅណា ក្ដៅបានឆ្ងាញ់
កូនមិនបាច់កម្ដៅឲ្យក្ដៅពេកទេម៉ាក់ ក្ដៅល្មមបានហើយ

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
ម្ដាយ mdaay mother (used when speaking of or to someone else's mother)
ម្ហូប mhoup food, meal
ឆ្អិន cʔən 1. to be cooked
2. mature, experienced, well-versed
3. of red: to be bright
4. to be pure/without impurities (especially of gold)
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
កូន koun 1. child (of someone, as opposed to ក្មេង = child in general)
2. animal baby, young
3. small member of a class or set, small object {កូនថង់ = small bag}
ម៉ោ mao to come
Notes: spoken form of មក
ញ៉ាំបាយ ɲam baay general term for 'to eat' (neutral form for younger persons and persons of the same age)
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?}
ក្ដៅ kdav hot, warm
Notes: ជើង ដ
ប្រយ័ត្ន prɑyat careful, to take care
រលាក rɔliek 1. to be burned, blistered, irritated
2. to get a burn, get blistered
3. burn, blister, irritation (often corresponds to the suffix -itis in newly created medical terms)
មាត់ moat 1. mouth
2. bank, shore (of a river, lake, sea)
3. opening (e.g., of a jar or bag)
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
កង្ហារ kɑŋhaa pinwheel, wind wheel, fan, propeller
ឲ្យ ʔaoy 1. to give
2. to let, to allow
3. for, to, in order to, so as to {ចង់ឲ្យខ្ញុំកុម្ម៉ង់អីញ៉ាំឲ្យហើយអត់? = Do you want me to order something for you already?}
4. in a... manner (forms adverbial phrases from predicatives)
Notes: also written អោយ, ឱ្យ
ត្រជាក់ trɑceak 1. to be cold/cool (to the touch, less intense than រងា​)
2. refreshing
3. to be subtle
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
ចាំ cam 1. to wait (for)
2. to remember, to memorize, to know by heart
3. phrase-initial: I will do [...] for you very soon/now {ចាំខ្ញុំយកឲ្យវិញបង = I’ll get it back for you} {ចាំខ្ញុំពន្យល់ពីរបៀបប្រើ = I’ll explain you how it works} {ចាំមើលណា = Let me see...}
ញ៉ាំ ɲam to eat, to drink, to consume
Notes: informal, of oneself, addressing children or close friends but not elders
សម្ល sɑmlɑɑ soup
ម្សិលមិញ msəl mɨɲ yesterday
ក្រែង kraeŋ 1. to fear, be afraid, be in awe of
2. lest, for fear that, in case, in the event of
3. perhaps
សល់ sɑl 1. to remain, be left over {នៅសល់ = to remain, be left over}
2. to be in excess
3. remainder, surplus
តាសអី taah ʔəy phrase final: ... right?
Notes: colloquial
ម៉ាក់ mak mom, mommy
Notes: colloquial
តាស taah 1. particle in final position when giving a positive answer to a yes/no question {កន្លែងនេះអង្គុយបានអេ៎? ចា៎ស បានតាស។ = Can I sit here? Sure!}
2. particle in final position used to affirm the preceding {ល្អតាស! = Sounds good!}
3. particle in final position after a negative response: expresses that the preceding is a correction of what the other person has said {ធារីមែន? អត់ទេ ខ្ញុំកញ្ញាតាស។ = You’re ធារី, right? No, I’m កញ្ញា!} {ឯងទៅសាលាមែន? អត់ទេ ខ្ញុំទៅផ្សារតាស។ = You’re going to school, right? No, I’m going to the market!}
Notes: colloquial; spoken form of ទេតើ
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}
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!}
កម្ដៅ kɑmdav heat
Notes: ជើង ដ; root: ក្ដៅ
នេះ nih 1. this, these
2. often serves simply to emphasize something already referred to or something nearby in time or space
ណា naa final particle to soften a statement or request
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}
ឆ្ងាញ់ cŋaɲ tasty, delicious
មិនបាច់ mɨn bac to not have to, not need to, to be not necessary {មិនបាច់ទេ = [that’s/it’s] not necessary}
ពេក peek too, too much, too many
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!}
ល្មម lmɔɔm 1. to be (just) enough, adequate, sufficient, just right, moderate
2. worthy
3. quite, rather, sufficiently
4. at the same time, just in time
5. coincidentally, about time