Expressing joy — Dialogue 1

នារីកញ្ញា ម៉េចដែរ? ជិះរ៉ូលើខូសស្ទើមិញ សប្បាយអត់?

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នារី nierii female Cambodian name
កញ្ញា kaɲɲaa female Cambodian name
ម៉េចដែរ məc dae 1. How is it? How is it going?
2. What's up?
3. How is that? What do you think about that?
Notes: colloquial
ជិះ cih to ride (in or on a car, horse, boat, plane, train)
រ៉ូលើខូសស្ទើ rou ləə kʰouh stǝǝ roller coaster
មិញ mɨɲ 1. to be very recent, just past (of a very recent and usually rather short period of time), just referred to {យប់មិញ = last night}
2. colloquial form of អម្បាញ់មិញ = just now, just a moment ago
សប្បាយ sapbaay 1. happy, pleasant, fun
2. kind, beneficial, healthy
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
ចង់ cɑŋ 1. to want/wish/desire (to do something)
2. to flirt with, court, woo (a girl)
3. to approach, draw near
4. about to (do something), on the point of
5. even if
ទៀត tiət 1. again, still, more, further, yet, additional
2. to be different, other
ឆ្លើយ claəy to reply, to answer
ឡើង laəŋ 1. to go up, ascend
2. (of aircraft) to take off
3. to rise, get up
4. to climb
5. to get on/board (a means of transport)
6. to go upstream
7. to ferment, rise (of dough)
8. to increase
9. up, upwards
10. upstream
11. increasingly
12. on
13. often occurs as a verb complement in various meanings
លឿន lɨən fast, quick
ម៉ង mɑɑŋ 1. immediately, at once, right away
2. all of a sudden
3. generally, in general
4. totally
Notes: spoken form of តែម្ដង
ហ្ន៎ nɑɑ final particle to soften a statement or request, similar to ណា