Inviting someone to eat together — Additional dialogue


វុទ្ធីចូលឆ្នាំខ្មែរ មានគម្រោងទៅដើរលេងណាអត់ ពីរនាក់?
ធារីអត់ផង!
កញ្ញានាំគ្នាទៅសៀមរាបលេងអី? គេងយប់អីទៅ
វុទ្ធីល្អតាស! ធារីទៅអត់?
ធារីចង់ទៅដែរ! ឲ្យខ្ញុំទៅផង!

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
វុទ្ធី vutʰii male Cambodian name
ចូលឆ្នាំខ្មែរ coul cnam kmae Khmer New Year
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’
គម្រោង kumrooŋ 1. plan, outline, draft
2. structure, project
3. planning, preparation
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!}
ដើរលេង daə leeŋ 1. to go for a walk/stroll
2. to travel, to go for a trip
3. to go out
ណា naa 1. which, any
2. where, somewhere, anywhere
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
ពីរ pii, pɨl two
នាក់ neak clf. for people
ធារី tʰierii female Cambodian name
ផង pʰɑɑŋ 1. also, too, as well
2. marker indicating entreaty or a polite request: please ..., would you ...
កញ្ញា kaɲɲaa female Cambodian name
នាំគ្នា noam knie 1. together
2. to go together, to invite someone to do something together
3. to agree together to do something
សៀមរាប siǝm riep Siem Reap (a province and town in northwest Cambodia, where the ruins of Angkor are located)
លេង leeŋ 1. to play
2. to do something for fun or pleasure
3. to joke
អី ʔəy 1. what? {អីហ្នឹង?/អីគេ?/អីគេហ្នឹង? = what is this?/what?} {កាន់អីនៅនឹងដៃហ្នឹង? = What are [you] holding in [your] hand?}
2. something, anything {មានអីអត់ = Are you all right?/Is everything ok?/Did anything happen?} {ខ្ញុំទៅក្រៅញ៉ាំអី = I’m going out to eat something}
Notes: variant of អ្វី
គេង keeŋ to lie down, to sleep
យប់ yup night, evening
អីទៅ ʔəy tɨv something like this
Notes: BCF; colloquial
ល្អ lʔɑɑ 1. good, nice, beautiful, pretty
2. correct, proper
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
ចង់ cɑŋ 1. to want, wish, desire
2. to need
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
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
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I