Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Väike khmeeri keele sõnavara

Hello - Suesday (soo-ess-DAY)
Goodbye - Lieh HAOY (LEE-uh howie)
Thank you - Ah-kun
Yes (females) - Chah
Yes (males) - Baht
No - Aht-tay
Cambodian Currency - riel (like the english word "real")
Child - Koun (cone) or K'chai
Children - koun-k'chai
Please- un jern or som
School- sah lah
Hello. Soah sah die.
Good morning. Ah roeun soah sah die.
Good afternoon. Sigh yoeun soah sah die.
Good evening. Deet ree-ah soah sah die.
Goodbye. Chum ree-up lee-ah.
Good night. Hah ree-uht tri soah sah die.
How are you? Sok sobei kee uh tay?
I am fine. Thank you. And you? Kynum sok sobei tay. Awkun. Tdah neeuht yang midette dai?
I am fine too. Kynum caw sok sobei dai.
Thank you very much. Awkun nah.
Thanks a lot. Awkun aht ny.
Thank you. That is very nice of you. Awkun. Neeit ain jet ar nah.
You are welcome. Munh I tay.
Don’t mention it. Gcum nee yay i.
Excuse me. Aht tdoe owe Kynum.
Pardon me. Some aht tdoe.
I am sorry. Kynum some tdoe.
That is very good. Wee-uh kee-uh gkah la-aw ohn nah.
Congratulations. Som saw sah.
This is Mr. Nee gkea loak…
This is Mrs. Nee gkea loak s’ray…
This is Miss… Nee gkea neeyun gun yah.
I am pleased to meet you. Kynum mee-ahn si g’day reet reeay ngun joo-up nay it.
Please come in. Som joal moak.
Please sit down. Som on goee.
Good luck. Som naang la-are.
Have a good trip. Som owe twe dom nah bahn sok sa bei.
Have a good day. Som owe bahn sa bei k nye nee.
Thank you. You too. Awkun. Nayette caw ahn chjun die.
So long. Leeah sen howee.
I’ll see you later. Kynum naang juep nee ette pail crowee dtee-it.
Take care. Muh tie rhette sah klue-in ain tdoah.
May I help you? Kynum joo-ay nee it ain bahn dtay.

2 comments:

Raine ja Manuel said...

täidsa huvitav, et "jah" on sooliselt erinev!

Kersti said...

mhmhh seda küll ja kui tore see tegelikult on kui saab naisena džaa-džaa öelda, rääkimata pisi-pisist e tik-tik ja suurest suurest e tom-tom :)))