Requesting and granting permission 2 — Dialogue 2


នៅហាងលក់គ្រឿងអគ្គិសនី
ស្រីរ័ត្នបង ខ្ញុំអាចសាកប្រើទូរទស្សន៍នេះតិចបានអេ៎? ជួយប្រាប់ពីរបៀបប្រើផង
អ្នកលក់បាទ សាកប្រើចុះអូនចាំខ្ញុំពន្យល់ពីរបៀបប្រើ

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KhmerPronunciationEnglish/Notes
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?}
ហាង haaŋ store, shop
លក់ lʊək 1. to sell
2. asleep {ដេកលក់ = to be sound asleep, to sleep deeply} {ដេកមិនលក់ = to not be able to fall asleep, to have insomnia}
គ្រឿង krɨəŋ 1. tool, instrument
2. ingredient, spice, seasoning
3. clf. for machines, vehicles etc.
អគ្គិសនី ʔakkihsaʔnii 1. electricity
2. electric
ស្រីរ័ត្ន srəy roat female Cambodian name
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)
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
អាច ʔaac 1. to be able (to do something), to be capable (of doing something)
2. to be possible
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}
ប្រើ praə to use
ទូរទស្សន៍ tuureaʔtʊəh TV
នេះ nih 1. this, these
2. often serves simply to emphasize something already referred to or something nearby in time or space
តិច təc 1. to be few (in number), small (in size or extent), less
2. a little bit, somewhat
3. phrase-final: makes a request more polite {ចង់ពឹងឲ្យជួយលើកអីវ៉ាន់តិច = Can you please help me carrying these things?} {ខ្ញុំសុំលអាវនេះតិចបានអេ៎? = Can I try on this shirt here, please?}
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}
អេ៎ ʔee 1. hey!
2. spoken form of the question particles ... អត់? or ... ទេ?
3. spoken form of the negation particle ទេ
Notes: colloquial
ជួយ cuəy to help, to assist
ប្រាប់ prap 1. to tell, say, state, inform, report
2. to explain
3. to point out
ពី pii from, since, of, about, at
របៀប rɔbiəp 1. method, system, order, arrangement, organization
2. style, way
3. rules
ផង pʰɑɑŋ 1. also, too, as well
2. marker indicating entreaty or a polite request: please ..., would you ...
អ្នកលក់ neak lʊək seller
បាទ baat male politeness particle, also used to answer in the affirmative, or agree to or acknowledge a statement
ចុះ coh phrase-final particle: mild imperative indicating permission {ញ៉ាំចុះ = Go ahead and eat!}
អូន ʔoun 1. I (younger brother, younger sister, sweetheart or wife - about themselves)
2. you (intimate or familiar address form for younger sibling, for one's wife or girl friend, or for a close friend who is younger)
3. you (politely addressing a stranger who's younger than oneself)
ចាំ cam 1. to wait (for)
2. to remember, to memorize, to know by heart
3. phrase-initial: I will do [...] for you very soon/now {ចាំខ្ញុំយកឲ្យវិញបង = I’ll get it back for you} {ចាំខ្ញុំពន្យល់ពីរបៀបប្រើ = I’ll explain you how it works} {ចាំមើលណា = Let me see...}
ពន្យល់ pʊənyʊəl to explain, show, demonstrate