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both

all three, etc.

taang pee

taang beiy

2

news

po-at-ah-mien

dahmnong (more informal)

3

reporter

niak-kaa-sayt

4

newspaper

kaa-sayt

saa-po-at-ah-mien

5

domestic news

foreign news

po-at-ah-mien knong srok

po-at-ah-mien crow srok

6

airplane

kapale-hah
yune-hah

7

Malaysia

Malaysie

8

nobody

no one knows

koom-mien niak-naa

koom-mien niak-naa dung teh

9

No one knows where that plane is going.

koom-mien niak-naa dung tah kapale-hah-nu thow nah teh

10

to see

keu-en

11

No one understands yet.

Koom-mien niak-naa toen yule teh.

12

hungry

clee-in [khlian]

13

I am 28 years old.

Knyom ah-yoo mo-paiy prahm-beit chnam.

14

I have only one brother.

knyom mien paown-prah thai mnyek teh.

15

to pass away

to die

ko(w)-it (long O)

slep

16

holiday

t-naiy bohn

17

festival

bohn

18

national holiday

religious holiday

t-naiy bohn djiat

t-naiy bohn sas-nah

19

New Year (American)

New Year (Khmer)

bun-chlong chnam

bun-chole chnam

20

to enter

chole

21

idea

koomnit

22

This is a very good idea.

You have a good idea.

Nee djia koomnit la-awh nah.

Lok mien koomnit la-awh nah.

23

too long

yoo payk

24

single (man)
single (woman)

kohm-lah
kroh-mahm

25

Don't stay single too long.

Don't stay like that too long.

Kom now thum-nay yoo payk.

Kom now yoo payk.

26

widower / divorcee

may-mai (female)

puoh-mai (male)

27

worker

ka-meh-kahw

28

I just ate.

knyom theup nung nam bye.

29

When do you think you'll get married.

Lok kit yoke kruasah aun-kalh?

30

coat

aow-rohneer

31

pants

cow

32

table

tho

33

Please bring the check.

Som kit loiy

34

lesson

mae-rien

35

to freeze

kahk

36

ice

thuk-kahk

37

May I have a glass of ice?

Knyom som thuk-kahk muoy ca-oo?

38

glass (cup)

caye-ow

39

deposit
wash (for hair)
fall (for rain)

kak

40

mean (not nice)

kaad

41

to break (used in politics to mean defeat other party)

kadj

42

to lose / to be defeated

djaan

43

wealthy person

niak-mien

44

yet / on time

to-en (thuon)

45

to die (for animals, plants, younger children)

ngo-ob

46

to connect
to pass (exam)
to implicate (guilt)

djo-ob

47

dull / not pointy

theayl

48

poor / dead-end
very poor/out of work
cornered / no way out

tho-al
tho-al kroh
tho-al trah-ahk

49

to hurry

ru(eh) ro-an

50

to taste

ruo-djiat

51

easy as peeling banana

sroor doo(d) bahk djkaa(k) (long A)

52

to pay / to cast (fish net)

bahng (short)

53

to give back / to pay back

sahng

54

to build / to construct

sahng (short)

55

to lose (something)

baat (short)

56

to believe

djooeu(r) (sewer)

57

Can I believe you?

knyom djooeu(r) lok/lok-srey bahn teh?

58

so / therefore

Aan-djun

doiy(ee) chnay

59

to have kids
to get married (lit. to take a wife)
to take vacation

yo(k) (long O) cone
yo(k) (long O) prahpone
yo(k) (long O) wah-kong

60

If she says yes.

Baa koat nee-yiay tah djaa.

61

to hope

song-kom

62

before
after

mun
crowey

63

Before buying a house...

mun-nung theeng pthaye

64

Have you finished yet?

Lok chop haey-reu-now?

65

country

srok
prah-teh
no-ko

66

fiance

koo-dong-dung

67

Do you have a significant other? (polite)

lok / lok-srey mien kanere haey-reu-now?

68

to organize

riap-djahm

69

list

ban-chee

70

invite

how

71

guest

p-neyoo

72

guest list

ban-chee how p-neyoo
ban-chee p-neyoo

73

ship (water)

kapale

74

uncle

poo
aow-poke mia

75

aunt

meeng
m-daiy meeng

76

older aunt / uncle

ohm
m-daiy / aow-poke thom

77

Vice President

ah-nu prohtianiathupuhdie

78

Secretary

lay-kah-tee-kah

79

Secretary of State

roat lay-kah-tee-kah

80

deputy

rong (long O)

(note: title + rong)

81

Vice Consul

montrey konsul rong (long O)

82

DCM

ahnu-prohtian-pey-saa-kah-kahm

83

mission

pey-saa-kah-kahm

84

to have a mission

mien pey-saa-kah-kahm

85

Poland

po-long

86

Holland

hol-long

87

Ambassador

Ayke-ah-key-roh-toot

88

Excellency

eye-oo-dahm (m)
lok-djoom-teeoh (f)

89

First Lady

se-treiy-tee-muoy

90

I don't yet know about this issue.

knyom muhn toen dung pee rooung nee teh.

91

government official

montrey roytahpeebahl

92

I am thinking about this issue.

Knyom kampong kit pee rooung nee.

93

soccer

bal-thoit

94

basketball

bal-baugh

95

volleyball

bal-theiy

96

leg

choong

97

beer

srah-beay(r)

98

cards (playing)

beay

99

to bring something to

please bring beer to drink

yo(k) [something] mo(k)

som yok beay(r) mok nyam

100

to wait / to remember

djam

101

Am I going to get a visa?

Knyom nung bahn thee-tae-kah teh?

102

Be careful of mosquito bites

Prohyat mu-kahm (plan)

103

to try hard

kahm

104

appropriately / perfectly

sohm

105

correct / right

djahm
drouw

106

to (on form or envelope) / about

djahm-poueh (chmoor)

107

handsome

hahm

108

karma

kam (plan)

109

annoying / boring

stop being annoying

sehm

kom sehm pyee

110

ear

trah-djee-it

111

cold

trah-djyet

112

to hit

dahm

113

to sell

lok (oo; short)

114

ghost / dead person

kah-mouwt

115

to haunt

lohng

116

to drown

long (short)

117

love

srah-laany
s-naiy

118

to drown in love

long s-naiy

119

to find

rok keu-eny

120

to invite

ahny-choony

121

answer (noun)

to answer

djum-lauee

ch-lauee

122

fat

to have meat

toe-at

mien saiyk

123

American (formal and informal)

Amreecan

ahw-kang (long A)

124

to take / to bring

yo(k)

125

to not be accustomed to something

ex: he's not accustomed to living here

muhn djeh

koat muhn djeh rue now thee-nee

126

I am busy

knyom row-ul

127

sugar

sko(r) (long O)

128

mute

k(g)o

129

neck/throat

k(g)aw

130

to give / for

for me

aowee

aowee knyom

131

to braise

kahw

132

braised duck

braised fish / sardines

thea-kahw
tryee-kahw

133

capital city (monarchy)

capital city (republic)

riedj-tia-nee

roh-at-tia-nee

134

united

sah-hah

135

united states

sah-hah ro-at

136

United Nations

sah-hah prah-djia-djiat

137

nations

prah-djia-djiat

138

union

sah-hah-piab

139

Soviet Union

sah-hah piab soviet

140

Burmese Union

sah-hah-piab phuumia

141

European Union

sah-hah-piab europe

142

Labor Union

sah-hah-djeeb

143

I studied for five weeks.

I have been studying for five weeks.

knyom bahn rien bahn pram ah-tiit.

knyom rien bahn pram ah-tiit haey

144

small cup

bang (long A)

145

I drink two cups of coffee

knyom nyam cafe pee bang

146

We study five hours a day

yoong rien pram mauwng muoy tnaiy / mu-tnaiy

147

to jump

lote (long O)

148

greedy

lope

149

It's time.

Dahl mauwng haey

150

time is up

Dahl mauwng chop haey

151

It's time to go home

Dahl mauwng thow p-thaye haey

152

see you

chuop kanere

153

to go to sleep

djole kaine

154

to wake up from sleep

crow pee kaine

155

to go to bed

thow kaine

156

Let me think about it first

Djam knyom kit muhl sen

157

Wait for me

Djam knyom pahng

158

to interview

sum-peah

159

greeting

sahm-bee

160

to lead / to bring

no-am

161

to be able to (before verb)
to be able to (end of sentence)

aadj
bahn

162

wait and listen

djam s-dahp

163

column

djoor-cho

164

line

djoor

165

vertical

cho

166

row

djoor-deiyt

167

reason

bahn djia

168

the most / est

djian kay

169

end (of something) - adjective

djong

170

last one

djong crowey

171

organization

United Nations Organization

Ahnkah

Ahnkah sahah prahdjiadjiat

172

people (in communist society)

people (in republic)

prah-djia-djun

prah-djia-po-roat

173

door stop / wedge

cahl

174

to arrive / to reach a destination

dahl (short)

175

to wish / to pray

bahn (short)

176

to pump

sahp (short)

177

to miss (i.e. to be late)

kahk

178

to mug someone

chahk (short)

179

water drop

thahk (short)

180

to suffocate

thahk

181

stuffy / difficult to breathe

hahb (short)

182

foolish

lahb (short)

183

poor quality

ahn

184

You're welcome
no problem

muhn-ehy-teh

185

military officer

montrey yule thea

186

Let's see / it depends

djam muhl sen

187

We talk among ourselves.

I talk with her.

Yoong nee-yiay kanere.

Knyom nee-yiay djia-muoy koat.

188

There's nothing important

Wia muhn som kam teh

189

thing

ro-bah

190

something

ehy-wahn

191

beach

moat-sumahn
chnaiy-ksaiyk

192

My home is conveniently located.

Pthaye-knyom sroor

193

My car is easy/convenient to drive.

laan-knyom baeuk sroor.

194

to drive

baeuk laan

195

very vs. a lot/many (quantity)

nah vs. traang

196

honey (man to woman)
honey (woman to man)

own
bahng

197

Do you know that....

Lok dung teh tah...

198

to come to

mauw

199

anything

ehy-teh

200

Do you want to eat anything?

Lok djang nam ehy-teh?

201

where to?
where from?
where at?

Note: at end of sentence

thow nah?
mauw pee nah?
now aye-nah? / now trahng nah?

202

Where are you driving to?

Lok baeuk laan thow nah?

203

end of this year

djong chnam nee

204

end

djong (long O)

205

I am inside the car

knyom now knong laan

206

to be in/at

now

207

room

bahn-thop

208

We study in this room everyday.

Yoony rien knong bahn-thop-nee roal tnaiy.

209

Do you know I want to sell my car?

Lok dung teh tah knyom djang look laan-knyom?

210

before (+ noun)
before (+ verb)

mun (oo)
mun-nung

211

I eat before going to sleep.

Knyom nam mun-nung djole kaine.

212

to pour (also for gasoline)
to poke
to stab
to bet (gambling)

djaa(k)

213

to use

praa(y)

214

to walk

daa(y)

215

Where do you buy your car?

Lok theeng laan-lok now aye nah?

216

We need to put gasoline in the car.

Yoong trow djaak sang laan.

217

to be empty / depleted

ahw

218

to be out of gasoline

ahw sang

219

to play music

djaa(k) pling

220

music

pling

221

better

best

lah-awh djian

lah-awh djian kay

222

fast

loo-un
ro-haah

223

slow

yood

224

Motorcycles are faster than cars.

moto loo-un djian laan

225

which one

muoy nah

226

different
different to (comparison)

kohc
kohc kanere

227

same
the same as

doi-eet
doi-eet kanere

228

together

djia muoy kanere

229

similar
similar to

srah-dian
srah-dian kanere

230

to start

djab-eh-dow

231

feeling
bad feeling
spoiled fish

djuh(d)
ahn-djuhd
tryee-ahn-saiyk

232

to take note

cahth (short)

233

to fan / to breeze (wind)

bahc (short)

234

to peel

bahc (short)

235

to over-eat / drink

hahl (short)

236

left-over/ remaining

sahl (short)

237

result / achievement / yield (crops)

pahl

238

all / complete / empty / to run out of

ahw

239

to run out of time

I ran out of money

ahw mauwng

knyom ahw loiy

240

to end / to finish

djohb (short)

241

handle (noun)
to scoop

dohng

242

to throw / to cast

bahng (short)

243

effective / profitable

cahb

244

to bury

cahb (short)

245

grave

p-noe (long O)

246

bottle

dahb

247

to respond

thahb

248

to bend

baht (short)

249

out of breathe

haht (short)

250

to give / to pay back

sohng

251

both sides

sohng-kang

252

also / too

pahng
deiy

253

nervous / worry

ba-rahm
prouee
prouee-barahm

254

problem

baan-hah

255

straight
at
shoot

trahng (short)

256

to cut

caat (short)

257

full (from food)

ch-ait

258

I am late today

knyom mauw yood tnaiy nee

259

to drive
to turn on
to operate
to open
to start
to pay

baeuk

260

to turn off
to close

but

261

to pay

bahng / baeuk

262

traffic

djah-raa-djah

263

What fruit do you like best?

lok djole-djet plaiy ehy djian-kay?

264

orange (fruit)

plaiy krow-ooc

265

grapes

thom-pang-bye-djoo

266

bamboo shoot

thom-pang

267

I have not (done something)

ahk-dael-teh

268

garlic

k-thum sah

269

onion

k-thum ba-rang

270

shallot

k-thum krah-haam

271

cooking oil

brang (long A) - cha

272

fat (cooking)

k-lang (long A)

273

pig

ch-rooc

274

salt

ahm-bah

275

fish sauce

thuk-tryee

276

soy sauce

thuk-seeou