Offering food or drinks and accepting such an offer — Additional dialogue


ធារ៉ាបូរ៉ា ញ៉ាំអីហើយនៅ?
បូរ៉ារកទៅញ៉ាំអីឥឡូវហ្នឹង
ធារ៉ាណេះ យកនំនេះទុកញ៉ាំទៅ
បូរ៉ាអូ មាននំញ៉ាំផង! ឲ្យខ្លះមកអីចឹងឆ្ងាញ់មាត់បណ្ដោយអរគុណហើយធារ៉ា
ធារ៉ាអត់អីទេ

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ធារ៉ា tʰieraa male or female Cambodian name
បូរ៉ា bouraa male Cambodian name
ញ៉ាំ ɲam to eat, to drink, to consume
Notes: informal, of oneself, addressing children or close friends but not elders
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
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
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?}
រក rɔɔk 1. to look, search for, seek
2. to look up (e.g., in a dictionary)
3. to see, to visit
4. to request, ask for, ask someone to do something
5. to think about, plan/intend to {រកទៅ … = I’m thinking of [doing sth.], I’m about to [do sth.]} {ខ្ញុំរកជម្រាបលាលោកអ៊ំសិនហើយ = I'm thinking of saying goodbye already, uncle} {ខ្ញុំគិតរកទៅសិនហើយណា = I'm thinking of going/I'm about to leave} {ខ្ញុំកំពុងរកចង់ព្យួររូបថតមួយនេះ = I’m about to hang up a picture here}
6. is about to {មេឃរកភ្លៀងតែអត់ភ្លៀងសោះ = the sky looks like it’s going to rain but it isn’t raining at all}
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!}
ឥឡូវ ʔəyləv now, at the present time, at this time
Notes: also written ឥលូវ
ហ្នឹង nɨŋ this, that, right here, right now (colloquial form of នេះ = this, that)
ណេះ neh here (you are)!, here
Notes: variant of នេះ
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}
នំ num cake, cooky, pastry, sweet, generic term for sweet pastries
នេះ nih 1. this, these
2. often serves simply to emphasize something already referred to or something nearby in time or space
ទុក tuk 1. to put, set, place, arrange
2. to set aside, keep, retain, save, preserve, maintain, conserve, hold (in reserve) {ទុកញ៉ាំ = to keep for eating later}
អូ ʔou oh, aha (exclamation expressing sudden realization, or loss of doubt)
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’
ផង pʰɑɑŋ 1. also, too, as well
2. marker indicating entreaty or a polite request: please ..., would you ...
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
ខ្លះ klah some (serves as a plural marker with ណា​​ and អ្វី)
មក mɔɔk 1. to come (toward the speaker in space or time)
2. often used as a particle indicating that the action began at some point in the past and continued up to the present
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
ឆ្ងាញ់ cŋaɲ tasty, delicious
មាត់ moat 1. mouth
2. bank, shore (of a river, lake, sea)
3. opening (e.g., of a jar or bag)
បណ្ដោយ bɑndaoy 1. sentence-final: [with a condition mentioned earlier], the result will be ... {អត់បាន ... បណ្ដោយ = won't be able to …} {ក្ដៅបណ្ដោយ = it will be hot today} {ឆ្ងាញ់មាត់បណ្ដោយ = it will be delicious}
2. sentence-final: expressing disappointment or that something is unfortunate
អរគុណ ʔɑɑ kun 1. thank you
2. to thank, to be grateful
អត់អីទេ ʔɑt ʔəy tee 1. it doesn't matter, it's all right
2. surely, certainly
Notes: see also មិនអីទេ