Talking about the taste of food 1 — Dialogue 2


នៅភោជនីយដ្ឋាន
ពិសីវិបុលឯងឧស្សាហ៍មកហាងហ្នឹងមែន?
វិបុលហ្នឹងហើយ ខ្ញុំចូលចិត្តមកញ៉ាំគុយទាវនៅហ្នឹងហាងហ្នឹងធ្វើឆ្ងាញ់អា៎ណា ហើយមានអនាម័យទៀត
ពិសីមានគុយទាវ ហើយមានអីទៀតដែលឆ្ងាញ់?
វិបុលបាយឆាក៏ឆ្ងាញ់ដែរសាកមីឆាក៏បាន

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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?}
ភោជនីយដ្ឋាន pʰooceaʔniiyeaʔtʰaan restaurant
ពិសី piʔsəy female Cambodian name
វិបុល viʔbol male Cambodian name
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
ឧស្សាហ៍ ʔussaa 1. often, frequently
2. diligent(ly), hard-working
3. to try hard, to work hard, to study, to persevere
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
ហាង haaŋ store, shop
ហ្នឹង nɨŋ this, that, right here, right now (colloquial form of នេះ = this, that)
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
ខ្ញុំ kɲom I
ចូលចិត្ត cool cət to like, to prefer
Notes: ជើង ត
ញ៉ាំ ɲam to eat, to drink, to consume
Notes: informal, of oneself, addressing children or close friends but not elders
គុយទាវ kuy tiev kind of noodle soup
ធ្វើ tvəə to do, to make, to work, to prepare, to cultivate (a field)
ឆ្ងាញ់ cŋaɲ tasty, delicious
អា៎ ʔaa 1. final particle used for emphasis {ខ្ញុំសង្ឃឹមថាឈ្នះហើយហ្នឹងអា៎ = I had hoped they would win!} {សៀវភៅចាស់ៗហ្នឹងអា៎ = Just old books!} {ម្នាក់ឯងធ្ងន់អា៎ = It's too heavy for one alone!} {ម៉ោពិសាសិនម៉ោបង មានច្រើនអា៎ = Come and eat, there's more than enough!}
2. spoken form of ហើយ {អស់ចាខ្វៃអា៎? = You don't have any youtiao anymore?}
3. spoken form of ណាស់ = very, very much {ខ្ញុំឃ្លានអា៎ = I’m very hungry}
ណា naa final particle to soften a statement or request
ហើយ haǝy 1. indicates completed action or state 'already'
2. and, afterwards, next, then, after that
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’
អនាម័យ ʔaʔnaamay 1. hygiene, sanitation
2. health
ទៀត tiət 1. again, still, more, further, yet, additional
2. to be different, other
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
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
បាយ baay 1. cooked rice
2. food, meal
ឆា cʰaa 1. to stir-fry (usually meat mixed with vegetables)
2. to try to do (something), to experiment, practice (doing something)
3. to break (up), crack, chip, splinter
4. to be cracked, chipped
5. to wipe the slate clean, to stop (e.g. a game, one's life) and begin again
ក៏ kɑɑ marker of sequential or consecutive action: also, so, then, therefore, accordingly
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
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}
មី mii 1. lo-mein vermicelli
2. dish prepared with lo-mein vermicelli
3. you (derogatory or intimate term of reference for a female corresponding to អា​ for a male, it may be used within the family as an intimate form, but it is very rude when used by an outsider)
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}