Indicating Agreement — Dialogue 1


យល់ស្របនៅថ្នាក់រៀន
ធារីកញ្ញា គណិតបានពិន្ទុប៉ុន្មានដែរ?
កញ្ញាខ្ញុំបានតែ ៧០ ពិន្ទុហ្នឹងសោភាបានដល់ទៅ ១០០ ណោះ!
ធារីសោភារៀនគ្មានពេលសម្រាកសោះអីចឹងបានជាប់លេខក្នុងថ្នាក់រាល់ខែ
កញ្ញាមែនហ្នឹង! សោភាខំប្រឹងមែនទែន


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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
យល់ស្រប yʊəl srɑɑp to agree, to fully agree, to approve
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?}
ថ្នាក់រៀន tnak riən classroom
ធារី tʰierii female Cambodian name
កញ្ញា kaɲɲaa female Cambodian name
គណិត keaʔnet mathematics
Notes: short form of គណិតសាស្ត្រ
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}
ពិន្ទុ pɨntuʔ 1. numerical grade (in an examination), score
2. point (in a game)
3. mark, period, dot (.), round sign (ំ), circle
ប៉ុន្មាន ponmaan 1. how much, how many
2. (in an affirmative context) some, several, a few, a certain number
3. (in a negative or indefinite context) (not) many, to any (great) extent
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
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
តែ tae 1. but, however
2. only, just
3. tea
ហ្នឹង nɨŋ this, that, right here, right now (colloquial form of នេះ = this, that)
សោភា saopʰie female Cambodian name
ដល់ dɑl 1. to reach, to attain, to arrive at
2. to, toward, up to, as far as, at, until
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!}
ʔae 1. at, to, in, on
2. as (for), regarding
Notes: independent vowel representing the Sanskrit and Pali vowel ē ʔae (many words spelled with ឯ may also be spelled with អែ)
ណោះ nɑh 1. there
2. [colloquial] right?
Notes: variant of នោះ, used for emphasis
រៀន riən to study, to learn, to practice
គ្មាន kmien 1. not to have
2. there is not, there are not
ពេល peel 1. time
2. moment, instant, period of time
សម្រាក sɑmraak 1. to rest, to relax, to cause to relieve
2. break {សម្រាកថ្ងៃត្រង់ = lunch break}
Notes: root: ស្រាក; also written សំរាក
សោះ sɑh 1. final particle: (in negative clauses) at all, in the least, completely, utterly, absolutely, finally
2. to be completely out of
3. to be empty, devoid of content
4. to be tasteless, insipid, flavorless, lifeless
5. tired, exhausted
6. pale, anemic
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
ជាប់លេខ coap leek to win, place (e.g., in a competition)
ក្នុង knoŋ 1. in, inside
2. during + (time word)
ថ្នាក់ tnak 1. level, class/grade (in school)
2. rank, step, stage
3. shelf
4. floor, story
5. row (of seats in an auditorium)
6. classroom, lecture hall
រាល់ roal every, each, all
ខែ kʰae 1. month
2. moon
មែន mɛɛn 1. to be real, true, accurate, to be right, correct, it is true
2. really, actually, indeed
3. as a question tag: [...], really? [...], right?
ខំប្រឹង kʰɑm prəŋ to try hard, to make every effort
មែនទែន mɛɛn tɛɛn 1. really, truly, surely, in fact, as it should be, certainly
2. seriously, actually