Expressing joy — Dialogue 2

នារីកញ្ញា ម្សិលមិញជុំគ្នាសប្បាយអេ៎?
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កញ្ញាហៅអីញ៉ាំ និយាយគ្នាលេង ច្រៀងខារ៉ាអូខេ ... សើចឡើងហត់ម៉ងអា៎

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នារី nierii female Cambodian name
កញ្ញា kaɲɲaa female Cambodian name
ម្សិលមិញ msəl mɨɲ yesterday
ជុំគ្នា cum knie 1. to unite, reunite, assemble
2. together
សប្បាយ sapbaay 1. happy, pleasant, fun
2. kind, beneficial, healthy
អេ៎ ʔee 1. spoken form of the question particles ... អត់? or ... ទេ?
2. spoken form of the negation particle ទេ
3. hey!
Notes: colloquial
អ៊ឺ ʔɨɨ yes
Notes: BCF; colloquial
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}
4. spoken form of ណា = particle to soften a statement, command or request
ណា naa final particle to soften a statement or request
ស្ដាយ sdaay to feel sorry, to regret, to pity
Notes: ជើង ដ
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
អត់ ʔɑt 1. no, not
2. to be without, lacking
3. to restrain oneself, abstain from
4. particle to form yes/no questions
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}
11. {បានហើយ = I'm done, I give up, I'm finished (depending on the context)}
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!}
ធ្វើ tvəə 1. to do, to make, to work, to prepare
2. to cultivate (a field) {ធ្វើស្រែ = to work in a rice field, be a farmer, grow rice}
អីគេ ʔəy kee 1. what {អីគេ? = Pardon?/What?} {អីគេហ្នឹង? = What is this?} {ជប់លៀងអីគេ វុទ្ធី? = What party, វុទ្ធី?}
2. something, anything {តែដូចភ្លេចអីគេម្យ៉ាង … = But it’s as if I’ve forgotten something …}
Notes: colloquial
ខ្លះ klah some (serves as a plural marker with ណា​​ and អ្វី)
ហៅ hav 1. to call, name
2. to order (e.g., in a restaurant), specifically to stop a vehicle
3. to send for, summon
4. to invite (guests)
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
ញ៉ាំ ɲam to eat, to drink, to consume {ញ៉ាំបាយ = general term for 'to eat' (neutral form for younger persons and persons of the same age)}
Notes: informal, of oneself, addressing children or close friends but not elders
និយាយ niʔyiey to speak, say, talk, relate, tell, to narrate, to talk over, discuss
គ្នា knie 1. together
2. mutually, reciprocally
3. I/me/my (informal, intimate)
4. he/she/they/we (informal, intimate)
5. assistant, helper, colleague
6. friend, companion
7. people
8. clf. for persons
លេង leeŋ 1. to play
2. to do something for fun or pleasure
3. to joke
ច្រៀង crieŋ 1. to sing
2. to hum
ខារ៉ាអូខេ kʰaaraaʔoukʰee karaoke
សើច saəc 1. to laugh (at), mock
2. burst out laughing
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
ហត់ hɑt 1. to be tired, weary
2. to be breathless, out of breath, to be panting, puffing
ម៉ង mɑɑŋ 1. immediately, at once, right away
2. all of a sudden
3. generally, in general
4. totally
Notes: spoken form of តែម្ដង