Forbidding someone to do something — Additional dialogue


បុគ្គលិក ១៖ ចុះអាចនិយាយទូរស័ព្ទក្នុងការិយាល័យបានអត់បង?
ប្រធានអត់បានទេ ព្រោះបន្ទប់យើងតូច អាចរំខានដល់អ្នកដទៃកំពុងធ្វើការចង់និយាយទូរស័ព្ទ ត្រូវទៅក្រៅនិយាយ
បុគ្គលិក ២៖ ពួកខ្ញុំអាចសាកថ្មទូរស័ព្ទនៅកន្លែងធ្វើការបានអត់បង?
ប្រធានអាហ្នឹងបានអត់អីទេ សាកចុះ

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
បុគ្គលិក bokkeaʔlɨk employee, staff
ចុះ coh phrase-initial particle: and how about ...?
អាច ʔaac 1. to be able (to do something), to be capable (of doing something)
2. to be possible
និយាយ niʔyiey to speak, say, talk, relate, tell, to narrate, to talk over, discuss
ទូរស័ព្ទ tuureaʔsap 1. telephone
2. to call (by phone)
Notes: also written ទូរសព្ទ
ក្នុង knoŋ 1. in, inside
2. during + (time word)
ការិយាល័យ kaareʔyaalay office, bureau, department, section
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}
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
បង bɑɑŋ 1. elder sibling
2. you (addressing an acquaintance, friend, elder sibling, or husband), or I (if elder than the addressee)
3. you (politely addressing a stranger who's not too much younger than oneself)
ប្រធាន prɑtʰien 1. boss
2. chairman, leader, president (of an organization)
3. to be supreme, highest, most important
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!}
ព្រោះ prʊəh because (of), since
បន្ទប់ bɑntup room
យើង yəəŋ 1. we
2. I (familiar)
3. in final position used to refer to 'our Cambodian ...' {ទុរេនកំពតយើងមែន? = Kampot durian (from our country, Cambodia), right?}
តូច touc, tuuc 1. small, little, tiny
2. minor
រំខាន rumkʰaan 1. to annoy, disturb, interfere, bother
2. to be annoyed, disturbed, dissatisfied, displeased, disappointed, unhappy
ដល់ dɑl 1. to reach, to attain, to arrive at
2. to, toward, up to, as far as, at, until
អ្នកដទៃ neak dɑtey strangers, others, other people
កំពុង kɑmpuŋ to be in the process of (doing something)
ធ្វើការ tvəə kaa to work
ចង់ cɑŋ 1. to want, wish, desire
2. to need
ត្រូវ trəv 1. must, have to
2. to be correct, right, proper, exact, accurate
3. to concern, have to do with, to agree/jibe with, coincide with
4. to be affected with/by, to suffer, undergo (ត្រូវ + CLAUSE marks a passive-like construction in which the subject of the clause introduced by ត្រូវ is translated as the agent in the passive construction)
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
ពួកខ្ញុំ puək kɲom we (excluding the one who is spoken to)
សាក saak 1. to test, check, verify
2. to examine
3. to try
4. to imitate, mimic, copy, duplicate
5. to charge {សាកថ្មទូរស័ព្ទ = to charge the phone}
ថ្ម tmɑɑ 1. rock, stone
2. concrete
3. battery
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?}
កន្លែងធ្វើការ kɑnlaeŋ tvəə kaa office, workplace
អាហ្នឹង ʔaa nɨŋ this thing, that thing
Notes: less polite, used in casual conversation; see also អានោះ
អត់អីទេ ʔɑt ʔəy tee 1. it doesn't matter, it's all right
2. surely, certainly
Notes: see also មិនអីទេ
ចុះ coh phrase-final particle: mild imperative indicating permission {ញ៉ាំចុះ = Go ahead and eat!}