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តារាវុទ្ធី ថ្ងៃនេះទៅផ្ទះជិះម៉ូតូជាមួយបង វុទ្ធីឯងអ្នកឌុបបង ព្រមអត់/បានអត់?
វុទ្ធីអូខេបង មានអីស្ទះចរាចរណ៍រាល់ថ្ងៃជិះតាមផ្លូវតូចប្រហែលមិនសូវស្ទះម៉េចដែរបង?
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តារា taaraa male Cambodian name
វុទ្ធី vutʰii male Cambodian name
ថ្ងៃនេះ tŋay nih today
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!}
ផ្ទះ pteah house, home, residence, building
ជិះ cih to ride (in or on a car, horse, boat, plane, train)
ម៉ូតូ moutou motorbike, motorcycle
ជាមួយ cie muəy with
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)
ឯង ʔaeŋ 1. you
2. self, oneself, by oneself
3. used after personal pronouns or names to make the address more polite
4. surely, obviously
អ្នកឌុប neak dup driver (e.g., of a bike or motorbike) carrying a passenger or friend
ព្រម prɔɔm 1. to agree, consent, approve
2. together, in unison, simultaneously
3. to go along with, to accompany
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
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}
អូខេ ʔou kʰej OK
មានអី mien ʔəy 1. what things, why not, of course, O.K., all right, yeah, well...
2. you're welcome
3. but, however (contrasts one statement with another)
Notes: colloquial
ស្ទះចរាចរណ៍ steah cɑraacɑɑ traffic jam
រាល់ថ្ងៃ roal tŋay every day
តាម taam 1. to follow, to agree, to go along {ដើរតាមភ្ញៀវគ្រប់ជំហាន = to follow the customer’s every step}
2. according to, in accordance with, following, along, by, through {តាមអាយុ = according to age} {តាមសម្រួល = take it easy/take your time}
3. on, in, along {ជិះម៉ូតូតាមផ្លូវ = to ride a motorbike on the street} {ជិះតាមផ្លូវតូចៗ = to drive on small roads} {នៅតាមខេត្ត = in/throughout the province} {លក់នៅតាមផ្សារ = to sell in the market}
ផ្លូវ pləv 1. road, street, route
2. way, style, cause, matter
តូច touc, tuuc 1. small, little, tiny
2. minor
ប្រហែល prɑhael 1. about, approximately
2. resembling, similar to, nearly identical
3. almost
4. maybe, probably, it is possible that, perhaps
មិនសូវ mɨn səv not so much, rather not
ស្ទះ steah 1. to obstruct, block, close up, stop up {ស្ទះចរាចរណ៍ = traffic jam}
2. to brick up, cork, shut, plug
3. to jam, foul
ម៉េចដែរ məc dae 1. How is it? How is it going?
2. What's up?
3. How is that? What do you think about that?
Notes: colloquial
គិត kɨt 1. to think, to realize
2. to calculate
3. to charge
ថា tʰaa 1. to say, tell, pronounce
2. that (introduces a question or indirect discourse)
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
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
ណា naa 1. which, any
2. where, somewhere, anywhere
ក៏ kɑɑ marker of sequential or consecutive action: also, so, then, therefore, accordingly
ស្រេចតែ srac tae to depend un, to be up to (prep: + លើ)