Saying “A moment, please!” — Dialogue


នារីលោកគ្រូ ខ្ញុំចង់រៀនបង្កើតតារាងក្នុងកុំព្យូទ័រ ធ្វើម៉េចទៅ លោកគ្រូ?
លោកគ្រូបង្កើតក្នុង Word បានតាសចូល insert ហើយរើសចំនួនតារាងដែលនារីឯងចង់បង្កើតទៅបានហើយ
នារីឈប់សិន លោកគ្រូខ្ញុំតាមអត់ទាន់អេ មួយៗ។ ដំបូងបើក Word មែន?
លោកគ្រូហ្នឹងហើយ
នារីខ្ញុំបើក Word ឲ្យចេញសិន ... អូខេ ចេញហើយហើយម៉េចទៀត លោកគ្រូ?
លោកគ្រូចុច insert ហើយឃើញគេដាក់ថា table ។
នារីកុំអាល លោកគ្រូចាំមើលណា រកមើលពាក្យ insert មែន លោកគ្រូ? នេះមែន?
លោកគ្រូហ្នឹងហើយចុចវាទៅ ឃើញមានអីផ្សេងទៀតនៅក្រោមហ្នឹងហើយហើយរកមើលពាក្យ table រួចរើស ...
នារីចាំម៉ាភ្លែត លោកគ្រូខ្ញុំសុំរកពាក្យ table ឲ្យឃើញសិន។ ... អូខេ ឃើញហើយចុចលើវាមែន?
លោកគ្រូចុចទៅហើយរើសតារាងដែលនារីឯងចង់បាននារីឯងអូស mouse ក៏បាន ឬក៏ដាក់លេខយកម៉ងក៏បានបើតារាងតិច អូស mouse ទៅលឿន តែបើតារាងច្រើន ទាល់តែបញ្ចូលលេខ ...
នារីលោកគ្រូ ខ្ញុំសុំកាត់សិនកុំលឿនពេកខ្ញុំសុំសួរកន្លែងនេះមួយសិន
លោកគ្រូចាំតិចណាខ្ញុំលើកទូរស័ព្ទមួយសិន
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នារី nierii female Cambodian name
លោកគ្រូ look kruu male teacher
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
ចង់ cɑŋ 1. to want, wish, desire
2. to need
រៀន riən to study, to learn, to practice
បង្កើត bɑŋkaət 1. to create, to produce, to give birth to
2. to be related to (by blood)
តារាង taaraaŋ 1. list, table, chart
2. checkered pattern
3. jail
ក្នុង knoŋ 1. in, inside
2. during + (time word)
កុំព្យូទ័រ kompyuutoa computer
ធ្វើ tvəə to do, to make, to work, to prepare, to cultivate (a field)
ម៉េច məc what (following a verb of saying), why, in what way/manner, how {ម៉េចហើយ?/ម៉េចអី? = What's up?} {[…] ម៉េចទៅ? = In what way […]?} {ថាម៉េចចៅ? = What are you saying, grand-daughter?} {បងចង់បានម៉ូតម៉េច? = What kind of design/fashion do you like?}
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!}
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}
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
ចូល coul 1. to enter, go in, penetrate
2. to approach
3. to reach
4. to begin, set in
5. may indicate the adverbial meaning of ‘inwardly’ or ‘forwardly’ directed movement
6. to enter into, subscribe to, contribute to
7. to take in (as revenue)
8. to mate (of animals)
9. to go into a trance (of a medium)
10. to possess (as a spirit possesses a medium)
11. to agree with
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
រើស rəəh 1. to choose, to select, to separate, to pick up (an unclaimed object), to collect
2. choosy, finicky
ចំនួន cɑmnuən amount, number, quantity
ដែល dael 1. who, whom, which, where, when
2. of/to/in/at which/whom
3. the fact/reason that
4. ever, happened to, having done at least once, having been to, already, always, had occasion to, have ever {អត់ដែលដឹងសោះ = I’ve never known this!}
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
ឈប់ cʰup 1. to stop, halt, cease {ឈប់ធ្វើការ = to quit one's job} {ឈប់ពីការងារ = to quit one's job} {ឡានពេទ្យបានឈប់ខាងមុខខ្លោងទ្វារមន្ទីរពេទ្យ = the ambulance stops in front of the hospital}
2. to stop, wait, hold on {ឈប់សិន = wait a moment!}
សិន sən 1. [phrase-final] for now, for the time being, for a moment
2. [phrase-final] first
Notes: polite final hortatory particle
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}
អត់ទាន់ ʔɑt toan not yet
អេ ʔee 1. hey!
2. spoken form of the question particles ... អត់? or ... ទេ?
3. spoken form of the negation particle ទេ
Notes: colloquial
មួយ muəy 1. one {មួយៗ = one by one}
2. one person/myself {សុំចេញមួយ = Please let me [go] out!} {សុំទៅមួយ = Please give way [for me one person]!} {សុំចុះមួយ = Please let me [one person] get off [the bus]!}
ដំបូង dɑmbouŋ 1. first, first of all, before
2. at first, in the beginning
បើក baək 1. to open {បើកប្រអប់ = to open a box} {បើកហាង = to open a shop}
2. to turn on (e.g., a light, faucet, radio) {បើកទឹកម៉ាស៊ីន = to turn on the water/faucet}
3. of the sun: to shine
4. to drive (an automobile), generally to operate a vehicle which is powered by an engine
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?
ហ្នឹងហើយ nɨŋ haǝy 1. yeah, yes, right, correct, that's correct
2. ok, all right
Notes: colloquial
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
ចេញ cəɲ 1. to go out, leave, emerge, exit
2. to issue, bring out, come out (of a publication)
3. to emit, utter
4. out, off, away (also figuratively) {ខ្ញុំគិតអត់ចេញ = I can't figure it out}
5. to pay out, pay for, lay out (money), spend
6. to gain, earn, save
7. to play (a card)
អូខេ ʔou kʰej OK
ទៀត tiət 1. again, still, more, further, yet, additional
2. to be different, other
ចុច coc 1. to press (with the fingertip or the tip of a stick, as a button)
2. to poke
3. to point
4. to indicate, pick out, select
5. [colloquial] to dip
ឃើញ kʰəəɲ 1. to see, to perceive
2. to understand, to recognize
គេ kee 1. he, she
2. one, someone
3. other(s)
ដាក់ dak 1. to put, place
2. to deposit
3. to add (ingredients)
4. to set (e.g., a trap)
5. to establish
6. to assign
7. to locate, settle, station
8. to lock up
9. to fasten
10. to use
11. to strike, hit hard
12. to affect
13. to subject someone to
14. to be hard hit, suffer a setback
15. to have bad luck, cause bad luck
16. to feel unwell, have an upset stomach (especially after eating certain fruits)
17. to contract for
18. to subscribe to
19. to renounce (a throne)
20. to put aside (religious vows)
21. in, into, on
22. to eat, drink
23. to kneel
24. command to an elephant to kneel by bending the rear legs
ថា tʰaa 1. to say, tell, pronounce
2. that (introduces a question or indirect discourse)
កុំអាល kom ʔaal don't be in a hurry to ..., don't rush to ...
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...}
មើល məəl 1. to look at, to watch, to watch for, to observe
2. particle: come on, give it a try
3. let me see!
4. phrase-final: softens a command or request {ជួយបង្ហាញតិចមើល = Please show me!}
ណា naa final particle to soften a statement or request
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}
ពាក្យ piek word, term, expression, phrase
នេះ nih 1. this, these
2. often serves simply to emphasize something already referred to or something nearby in time or space
វា vie 1. it (of animals, things, or very young children)
2. he, she, they (familiar or contemptuous)
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
ផ្សេង psejŋ to differ, to be different (from each other), to be separate
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?}
ក្រោម kraom 1. below, beneath, under
2. to be located below, under
3. to be located to the south/downstream
ហ្នឹង nɨŋ this, that, right here, right now (colloquial form of នេះ = this, that)
រួច ruəc 1. to finish, end, achieve, complete
2. indicates the possibility of completing the action of the main verb, to be able
3. already, then, after that
ម៉ា maa one
Notes: spoken form of មួយ (contraction)
ភ្លែត plɛɛt clf. for moments, instants {ចាំមួយភ្លែត = just a moment!/wait a moment!}
សុំ som to ask (for), to beg, to demand (may be used in a polite way by older persons to younger ones)
លើ ləə 1. up, on, over, above
2. to be on, over, above, located on top
3. in regard to, concerning, toward, for, against
អូស ʔouh to pull, tow, drag
ក៏ kɑɑ marker of sequential or consecutive action: also, so, then, therefore, accordingly
ឬក៏ rɨɨ kɑɑ or (on the other hand)
លេខ leek 1. number, figure, numeral
2. writing, drawing, letter, mark
3. to write, to draw
យកម៉ង yɔɔk mɑɑŋ immediately, directly, right away
Notes: spoken form of យកតែម្ដង
បើ baə 1. if, may be
2. although
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?}
លឿន lɨən fast, quick
តែ tae 1. but, however
2. only, just
3. tea
ច្រើន craən 1. much, many, numerous, very much
2. mostly, often
ទាល់តែ toal tae 1. until, up to the time that, not until, only after {ល្ហុង ទាល់តែថ្ងៃតិចបានមាន = [we'll] have papaya not until a bit later today}
2. provided that, unless
បញ្ចូល bɑɲcoul 1. to insert, cause to enter, put into, introduce (into), force in
2. to appoint (to a position)
3. to charge (with electricity)
4. to include
5. to combine
Notes: root: ចូល
កាត់ kat 1. to cut, slice, slit, to divide, detach
2. to pass through, cut through / across
3. to interrupt
4. to solve, untangle, to settle (a matter), to decide (a legal case)
5. to ignite, catch / start (of a fire)
6. across, through
កុំ kom do not ...
ពេក peek too, too much, too many
សួរ suə 1. to ask, question, enquire
2. to visit, come to see
កន្លែង kɑnlaeŋ 1. place, location, region
2. clf. for locations
លើក lǝǝk 1. to lift, to raise {លើកដៃសំពះ = to raise the hands in a greeting or respectful gesture} {លើករបស់ = to lift something} {លើកទូរស័ព្ទ = to pick up the phone}
2. time, occasion, session {លើកមុន = last time}
ទូរស័ព្ទ tuureaʔsap 1. telephone
2. to call (by phone)
Notes: also written ទូរសព្ទ
ចាស caah 1. yes (used by women)
2. often merely a polite word of acknowledgment, especially at the beginning of a sentence