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1

color

po-ah (NA) [poa]

2

black

ka-mow

3

milk

t(h)iik-dah-coe

4

breast

dah

5

cow / oxen

k(g)oe

6

to go for a walk

die-ling / dow(v)-ling

7

yellow

loo-ung

8

blue

kee-oo

9

red

krah-home

10

Khmer Rouge

Khmer Krah-home

11

to be good at

poo-kai
bun
bun prohsap

12

green

beiy-tong

13

purple

mango

syphilis

swaiy

14

fruit

plaiy

15

electricity / light

ploo-ung

16

red traffic light

ploo-ung krah-home

17

green traffic light

ploo-ung beiy-tong
ploo-ung kee-oo

18

orange

lee-ung-tome
slah-tome
t(h)iik-krooc

19

soda

t(h)iik-krooc

20

orange juice

t(h)iik-krooc-sut

21

pure

sut

22

white

sahw

23

thirty

sahm-seup

24

forty

saiy-seup

25

fifty

hah-seup

26

sixty

hok-seup (long O)

27

seventy

djit-seup

28

eighty

bay-it-seup

29

ninety

cow-seup

30

one hundred

muoy-roiy

31

to run

rote

32

forest

praiy

33

to cross

to cross a mountain

kat

kat-phnom

34

to visit

thow(v)-ling

35

to play

ling

36

to tease / to joke

nee-yiay-ling

37

to do something for fun

twer-ling

38

sometimes

chooen-kahl [cuon kaal]

39

to drink

puk

phee(t)-saah

40

what else?

ehy thee-it?

41

free time

payl t(h)umnay [pael tumnee]

42

What do you like to do?

Lok / lok-srey djole-cjet twer ehy?

43

to swim

hael-tiik

44

to exercise

to run (for exercise)

haht-prahn

rote-haht-prahn

45

to cook

twer-ma-hope

46

to buy

theeng

47

I like to talk on the phone to my friend.

Knyom djole-djet too-ra-sahp (thow) mit knyom.

48

cold

trah-djiat

49

everyday

roal-t-naiy

50

every

ro-al

51

time / when
when (for clauses)

payl

52

hour

maowng

53

Russia

roo-see

54

relative
sibling

bahng-paown

55

neighbor

nyek-djit-cahng

56

neighboring country

srok-djit-cahng

57

Ukraine

oou-kraine

58

but

thaey (thigh) / buhn-thaey

59

why?

Why (full phrase)

hat-ehy?

hat-ehy bahn djia ...?

60

to heard

I heard that ...

leuoow

knyom leuoow tah ...

61

far

far from

chnaiy

chnaiy pee

62

city of ...

thee-krohn ....

63

capital city

ree-it-tia-nee

64

Why do you want to work in Phnom Penh?

Hat-ehy bahn djia lok djang twer-kaa now Phnom Penh?

65

The reason why I want to work in Phnom Penh is because it's near my family.

Bahn djia knyom djang twer-kaa now PP pee-proh-ou(r) wia djit kruosaa.

66

Because working in Phnom Penh is near my family.

pee-proh-ou(r) twer-kaa now Phnom Penh djit kruosaa.

67

really / serious

mehn-tehn

68

week

ah-tiit

69

we all

all together

all

yoong taa-ng ahw kanere

taa-ng ahw kanere

taa-ng ahw

70

to turn

ngee-ak (tear)

71

light / lamp

djang-kee-in

72

female animal

nyee

73

male animal

ch-mool

74

police shield

kayl

75

roasted duck

thiah - k-waiy

76

field

weal

77

rice field

weal surai (when harvested)
weal sereuw (when growing)

78

cheers

leuk kay-oh lauw
(raise) (glass)

leuk diey(k)
(raise) (empty)

79

village chief

maiy-poom

80

rain

plee-in

81

sky

maek
(make)

82

It's raining / It's going to rain

mien plee-in

maek djit plee-in

83

I'm just kidding.

Knyom nee-yiay ling teh.

84

yourself / myself

cloon

85

Do it yourself

twer cloon ehy

86

heart

beh-dong (long O)

87

coconut

dong (long O)

88

broken

cheuw

89

soul

chet

90

White House

sey-weet-mien

91

next to / beside

crow-pee

92

outside

crow

93

I'm working as the political officer.

Knyom twer-kaa djia montrey ne-yoo-baiy.

94

to be born

kai-t [now(v)]

95

district

srok

96

Sunday

t-naiy ah-tiit

97

Monday

t-naiy chan

98

Tuesday

t-naiy ahn-kee-ah

99

Wednesday

t-naiy put

100

Thursday

t-naiy proh-khow

101

Friday

t-naiy sok

102

Saturday

t-naiy sauw

103

number

number one, number two, etc.

thee

thee muoy, thee pee, etc.

104

birthday

t-naiy kom-neut (~ow)

105

hometown

srok / poom kom-neut (~ow)

106

March

mee-nia

107

April

mee-saah

108

February

kom-piaek

109

2014

pee pow-an dahp boo-en

110

one thousand

muoy pow-an [poan]

111

ten thousand

muoy muhn [mttn]

112

one hundred thousand

muoy seiy-en (sign) [saen]

113

one million

muoy lian

114

grand-father

thaah / djit-thaah [cttaa]

115

grand-mother

yiay / djit-doon [cttdoon]

116

when (question)

(note: at end of sentence)

auhn-kuhl (future)

pee auhn-kuhl (past)

117

grand-son

grand-daughter

djaoo-proh

djaoo-sray

118

tonight

yope-nee

119

weekend

djong ah-tiit (long O)

120

last

mune (moon) [mun]

121

last weekend

djong ah-tiit (long O) mune (moon) [mun]

122

When did you eat?

Lok / lok-sray nyam bye pee auhn-kuhl?

123

yesterday

muhsel-men(y) [masel-min~]

124

customs

customs officer

koi-eey

montrey koi-eey

125

young child

niang

126

village

poom [phuum]

127

country side

srok s-daiy

128

urban area / city

srok p-saah

129

don't / do not

kom

ham

130

to stop

chobe (long O - short)

131

to ride

djeeh

132

boat

thook

133

ripe

thome

134

horse

seh

135

to cheat

keiy-ee

136

if

baa

137

on / above

leu

138

supervisor / leader

tanaa-leu

139

older person

djah-thome

140

sleepy

ngo-nguoy

141

second (time)

wee-nee-ah-thee

142

dark

ngo-ngooth

143

life

djee-wit

144

smile

nyo-nyoom (short)

145

to follow

along

by means of

thahm

146

eat like me

nyam thahm knyom

147

look the direction I'm looking

muhl thahm knyom

148

street / road

pla-ow

149

to drive

ba-euk

150

to go to stay / to go to live

thow(v) now(v)

151

to live

(ru-eh) now(v)

ru-eh sometimes dropped

152

meal

food (+type, American, etc)

bye

ma-hope

153

according to me / in my opinion

I think that / I understand that

thahm yo-bahl knyom

knyom kit tah / knyom yule tah

154

like / same as

doi-it

155

What is your birthdate?

Lok kaiyt t-naiy naa kaiy naa chnam naa?

156

My birthday is April 4, 1986.

Knyom kaiyt t-naiy thee boen kaiy mee-saah chnam bay-it-seup prahm-muoy.

157

morning

pruk (priik)

158

noon

t-naiy trohng

159

straight

trohng

160

honest person

m-noo trohng

161

person

m-noo

162

afternoon

roh-seel

163

evening / night

yobe [yup]

164

breakfast

bye-pruk

165

lunch

bye-tnaiy-trohng

166

dusk

laanyadj

167

dinner

bye-laanyadj (k)

168

about

auhm-pee / pee

169

easy

sroor / nyee-aye / sroor-nyee-aye

170

gasoline

sang (long A)

171

money

loiy

172

to look for

rok

173

to sleep

sam-rahn (superiors)
deiy (kids)
kaine (peers/all)
sung (mong)
p-thome (royal family)

174

to eat

peet-saah (superiors)
nyam / hope (peers/all)
see (rural)
chan (mong)
sauwee (royal family)

175

to wait

djam

176

consultant / advisor

thee-pruk-saa

177

age

ah-yoo

178

farmer

kat-say-kahw

179

farming / agriculture

kat-say-kehm

180

business owner

rohk-see

181

bank

toe-nia-kia / bahng

182

forester

may-praiyee

183

very little / very few / almost

muhn-sauow

184

together

kanere

185

the law doesn't allow to work

kay muhn aowee twer-kaa teh

186

so / therefore

doiyee ch-naiy

187

Because ...?

Pruor-ehy?

188

to not like

muhn-djole-djet

189

mosquito

mosquito bite

moo

moo-kehm

190

to leave (from)

to leave (to)

chang-pee (long A)

chang-thow(v)

191

to wake up (myself)

pyet-pee-kaine

192

I eat breakfast in the morning.

knyom nam bye-pruk payl pruk.

193

I woke up at 5 o'clock.

knyom bahn pyet-pee-kaine mauwng prahm.

194

I will study for five hours.

knyom nung rien prahm mauwng.

195

television

too-ra-tuo(r)

196

opinion

yo-bahl

197

voice
sound

som-lane

198

to write

saw-say

199

last night

yobe-min

200

What are you planning to eat for lunch?

Lok kit nyam ehy payl bye-tnaiy-trohng?

201

alone

by oneself

mnyek-ehy

cloon-ehy

202

normally / usually

tohmelaa

203

to do something together

verb + djia-muoy kanere

204

to smash
to cheat on someone
to wash (for clothes)

bauwk (ow)

205

stir-fry

chah

206

movie theater

roong-kon

207

large building

roong

208

garage

roong-laan

209

factory

roong-cha (cat)

210

boss

djaoo-wye [caw-waay]

211

soup

sup (oo; short)

212

finally

thee-bahn-chop

213

fruit (general term)

mango fruit

plaiy-cheu

plaiy-swaiy

214

vegetable

salad

bahn-lie

salad

215

meat

saiyk

216

chicken

saiyk-muon

217

beef

saiyk-coe

218

pork

saiyk-chuke

219

duck (food)

saiyk-thea (tear)

220

I leave from school to go home.

knyom chang-pee salaa-rien thouw p-thaye.

221

zoo

soo-en sap

222

park

soo-en

223

vacation

wah-kohng

224

to take a vacation

to have vacation

yoke wah-kohng

mien wah-kohng

225

to take

yoke

226

to come to visit

to come to visit me

mauw-ling

mauw-ling knyom

227

book

see-oo-peu

228

the most or (est) comparative

djian-kay

229

reading is the most difficult

aan bee-baek djian-kay

230

among

knong djahm-nowm

231

young

ka-mang (long A)

232

busy

rowl

233

old

djah

234

ocean

saa-co (cat; long O)

su-mohn

235

beach

ch-naye k-syke

236

coast

ch-naye

237

sand

k-syke

238

cave

che-rooey

239

When I go to Cambodia, I want to visit the beach.

Payl knyom thow srok khmer, knyom djahng thow-ling chnaye-ksyke.

240

river

thone-lee / say

241

forget

plit

242

please don't forget to pay the fee

som kom plit bahng loiy

243

to pay

bahng

244

expensive

te-lie

245

cheap

taow

246

story
problem
issue

roo-ung

247

bicycle

k(g)ohng

248

motorcycle

moto

249

van

laan-this-ah-djahw

250

tourist

this-ah-djahw

251

dump truck

laan-duck-diey

252

bus

laan-krohng

253

mountain

kee-ree / phnom

254

lake

bung

255

waterfall

tiik-t-liik

256

to go to

to

thow(v)

257

from

pee

258

hospital

mon-thee-peit [montiipeet]

259

maybe / approximately

proh-hayl [pr))hael]

260

What number child are you?

Lok djia cone thee buhn-mahn?

261

I am the first child / the oldest child.

knyom djia cone thee muoy.
knyom djia cone bahng.
knyom djia cone ch-bahng.

262

What time is it?

Mauwng buhn-mahn?

263

It is 10 o'clock.

Mauwng dahp coot.

264

exact (for time and numbers)

coot

265

short of / lack of

kwah

266

half

kon-laah

267

It's 10:45.

It's quarter to 11 o'clock.

Mauwng dahp nung saiy-seup-prahm nia-tee.

Mauwng dahp-muoy kwah dahp-prahm nia-tee.

268

minute

nia-tee

269

I study for three hours from 1 pm to 4 pm.

knyom rien beiy mauwng pee mauwng muoy thow mauwng buon.

270

How many hours do you sleep?

Lok kaine buhn-mahn-mauwng?

271

you (general)

niak

272

to go to sleep

djole somrahn / kaine / deiy

273

to relax / take a break

somraa(k)

274

trash

somraam

275

classifiers for:
people
money
time
cars

nyek
dollar
mauwng, tia-nee, wia-tia-nee, kaiy, tnaiy, etc.
cloo-ung

276

how many students?
how many dollars?
how many books?

cone-suh buhn-mahn nyek?
buhn-mahn dollar?
see-oo-peu buhn-mahn?

277

to give

aow-wee

278

I have worked for the State Department for one year.

knyom twer-kaa aowee krohsuoy kaa bohratech bahn muoy chnam haey.

279

to grow up

thom-now

280

I have a question.

Knyom mien som noor muoy.

281

papaya

la-hong

282

hungry

clee-in

283

long, racing boat (for Cambodian water festival in Nov)

thook-ngo

284

good at doing something

poo-kai
bun
bun prohsap

285

I am good at dancing.

knyom bun rowan.
knyom bun prohsap rowan.

286

to dance

rowan

287

to sing

ch-rieng

288

a long time ago

yoo haey

289

to be from / to be born in / to have hometown of

djia nyet

290

his excellency
her excellency

ehy-oo-dahm
lok-djoom-teeoh