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    This is a list of all the words and expressions used in this unit.  It is for reference only, but you should know all of these before going on to the next unit. You may print it out to study at home.

Cambodian Transcription English
កុំរំលឺកអី kom rumlik qey Don't mention it.  spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ខ្ញុំមិនចេះនិយាយខ្មែរទេ kn)om mhn ceh niyiey khmae tee. I don't speak Khmer. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
គ្មានបញ្ហា kmien pan)ha No problem. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ចាស caah Yes (for woman) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ចាំបាច់ cambac Necessary spkr.gif (282 bytes)
្អជួបគ្នាថ្ងៃក្រោយ ឬថ្ងៃក្រោយជួបគ្នា cueb knie tNay kraoy (or) tNay kraoy cueb knie See you other day. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ជួបគ្នាពេលក្រោយ cueb knie peel kraoy See you next time. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ជំរាបលា cum riep lie Good bye (very polite) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ជំរាបសួរ cum riep sue Hello (very polite)

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ភាសា pie saa Language spkr.gif (282 bytes)
តាមសំរួល taam som ruel Take it easy. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ត្រូវហើយ trew haey That's right. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
បាទ bat Yes (for man) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មានការអី mien kaa qey What can I help you? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មានរឿងអី ? mien rheN qey ? What is the matter?

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មានបញ្ហាអី ? mien pan)ha qey ? What is the problem? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មិនត្រូវទេ mhn trew tee That's not correct. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មិនស្រួលខ្លួន mhn sruel kluen tee Not fine. spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មិនអីទេ mhn qey tee Never mind spkr.gif (282 bytes)
មែន mEEn Of course spkr.gif (282 bytes)
យល់ yu)el Understand spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ល្អ lqAA Good spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ល្អណាស់ lqAA nah Very good spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លាសិនហើយ lie sin haey See you later

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លោក look Mr. (formal) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកស្រី look srey Mrs. (formal) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកអញ្ជើញទៅណា ? look qan)ceen) thw naa ? Where are you going? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកទើបមកពីណា ? look teep mOOk pii naa ? Where have you been? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកមានកូនប៉ុនា្មន ? look mien koun ponmaan? How many childrend do you have? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកមានអាយុប៉ុនា្មន ? look mien qaayuq ponmaan ? How old are you? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកមកពីប្រទេសណា ? look mOOk pii prAteeh naa? Where are you from? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
លោកសា្នក់នៅកន្លែងណា? look snak nhw kAnlaeN naa? where do you stay? spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សុខសប្បាយ sok sabaay I am fine

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សុខសប្បាយជាទេ ? sok sabaay cie tee How are you?  (Are you well?) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សុខភាពល្អ sokaphiep lqAA Good health spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សុខសប្បាយតាមផ្លូវ sok sabaay tam plew Have a good trip spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សូមស្វាគមន៏ soum swaakum Welcome spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សូមទោស soum tooh sorry and excuse me spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សូមអញ្ជើញអង្គុយ soum qan)ceen) qANkuy Please sit down spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សូមអញ្ជើញចូលលេង soum qan)ceen) coul leeN Please come in spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សួស្ដី sue sdey Hello (for friend) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សំណាងល្អ sam naaN lqAA Good luck spkr.gif (282 bytes)
អរគុណ qAA kun Thank you spkr.gif (282 bytes)
អបអរសាទរ qAb qAA saa tOO Congratulation spkr.gif (282 bytes)
អត់អីទេ qAt qey tee Nothing (never mind) spkr.gif (282 bytes)
និយាយ niyiey Speak spkr.gif (282 bytes)
អរុណសួស្ដី qaa run sue sdey Good morning spkr.gif (282 bytes)
ទិវាសួស្ដី ti wie sue sdey Good afternoon spkr.gif (282 bytes)
សាយ័នសួស្ដី saay yo(en sue sdey Good evening spkr.gif (282 bytes)
រាត្រីសួស្ដី rie trey sue sdey Good night spkr.gif (282 bytes)