Learn To Speak Khmer

HOW TO SPEAK KHMER LANGUAGE EVERYDAY TALK
1. Please note : -English Language is black Alphabet.
2. Cambodian or Khmer Language is color alphabet.
3. English Language AND Khmer Language (Latin alphabet)
– Good Morning – Ah Run Soou Sdei
– Good Afternoon – Ti Via Soou Sdei
– Good Evening – Say Yaon Soou Sdei
– Good Night – Reat Trei Soou Sdei
– Hello – Joom Reab Soou
– Hi. – Soou Sdei
– How do you do ? – Joom Reap Soou.

* Please notice : Joom Reab Soou is a polite word in Khmer language and you can take the 2 arms to respect. You can speak in all the time. Joom Reab Soou is for young people to older or high ranks. Soou Sdei is for equal age, you can speak in all the time.

ENGLISH AND KHMER LANGUAGES

– I – K`nyom
– You – Niak
– We – Yeung
– She – Nieng
– He – Koutt
– His – Roh Bos Kutt
– Her – Roh Bos Nieng
– Our – Roh Bos Yeung
– Your – Roh Bos Niak
– My – Roh Bos K`nyom
– Yes – Batt is for men
– Yes – Jah is for women
– Can you speak English.? = Teuh Niak Ahj Ni Yia Orng K`lehs Bahn Teh.?
– I can not speak Khmer. = K`nyom Meun Ahj Ni Yia Khmer Bahn Teh.
– Please speak more slowly. = Som Meh Tah Ni Yia Yuet !!!
– I do not understand = K`nyom Meun Yooul Teh.
– I do not know = K`nyom Meun Dueng Teh or k`nyom Meun Sah Kul Teh.
– Please write it down for me. = Som Sor Seh Owy K`nyom Bon Tehch
– Thank you – Or-Kun
– No = Teh
– No thank you – Teh Or-Kun
– How are you –Niak Sok Sah bay Jee Teh?
– I am fine, thanks – K`nyom Sok Sah Bay Jee Teh Or-Kun
– Excuse me,please – Som Tohs
– Sorry – Som Tohs
– Pardon – Som Tohs
– You are welcome – Meun Ai Teh
– Never mind – Meun Ai Teh
– Goodbye – Lia Seun Haeay
– I lost my way – K`nyom Vung Vehng Plouv
– Can you tell me the directions.? = Teuh Niak Ahj Prab K`nyom Tues Dahv Bahn Teh.?
– See you later – Jooup K`nia Pehl Krowy
– How old are you –Niak Ah Yu Pon Mahn?
– I am …. year old – K`nyom Ah Yu ……
– What is your name – Niak Chhmu Aiy
– My name is …….. – K`nyom Chhmu …
– I am very pleased to see you = K`nyom Reak Reay Nah Bahn Juop Niak.
– Nice to see you = Reak Reay Nah Bahn Joup Niak.
DIRECTIONS
– Go straight = Touv Trohng
– On the left = Nouv Khahng Cha Vehng
– On the right = Nouv Khahng Cha Dahm
– Go back = Troh Lohp Kruey
IN THE RESTAURANT
– Waiter/Waitress – Niak Bom Raeo
– I want to eat Khmer Food = K`nyom Jong Nhahm Ah-Hah Khmer
– Give – Oy
– Menu List – Bahnh Ji: Muk Ma Hoap
– Water – Teuk
– Ice – Teuk Kork
– Rice – Bahy Sor
– Cake – Nom
– Cigarette – Bah Rei
– Fried Rice – Bay Chhah
– Beer – Srah Beer or Bi Yia
– Beef – Sahch Ko
– Pork – Sahch J`ruk
– Chicken – Sahch Mornn
– Fish – Trei
– Fry – Jian or Chhah
– Fried chicken – Sahch Mohnn Jian
– Fried Rice with pork . – Bahy Chhah Jia Moouy Sahch J`ruk.
– Fried vegetable with …. – Chhah Bon Leh Jia Moouy..
– Barbecue – Ahng or Dutt
– Barbecued beef – Sahch Ko Ahng
– Fish Sauce – Teuk Trei
– Salt – Om Bil
– Sugar – S`kor
– Soup – Som Lor Sup
– Chili – Ma`tehs
– Coconut – Dohng
– Banana – Jehk
– No Spicy – Kom Owy Hel
– Not too spicy. Ok? – Kom Owy Hel Payk Ok?
– Is it very spicy? – Via Hel Payk Teh Reu.?
– I can not eat spicy food – K`nyom Meun Ahj Nhahm Ah Hah Hel Bahn Teh
– Delicious – Ch`Nganh Nah
– Bottle – Dorp
– One – Moouy
– Two – Pi
– Three – Bai
– Four – Buon
– Five – Brahm
– One bottle of water – Teuk Moouy Dorp
– I need a table,please – K`nyom Trouv Kah Tok Moouy
– What would you recommend? – Niak Owy Yoh Bol Bon Tech Bahn Teh?
– I need a seafood – K`nyom Trouv Kah Ah Hah Sah Mot
– It is better you order for me. – Niak Hao Owy K`nyom Via Pro Saeo Jieng.
– Do you have ….. ? – Niak Mian ……. Teh ?
– I would like …….. – K`nyom Jong Bahn ……….
– I can eat Khmer food. – K`nyom Ahj Nhahm Ah Hah Khmer Bahn.
– Could I have a glass of water,please.? – Meh Tah Som Teuk Moouy Keo Mohk.?
– Just a cup of coffee,please. – Meh Tah Som Kah Feh Moouy Peing Mohk.
– I do not order this. – K`nyom Meun Bahn Hao Ah Hah Ni Teh.
– May we have some more.? – Som Theim Tiat Bahn Teh.?
– Khmer food is marvelous! – Ma Hoap Khmer Peut Jia Os Jah Nah.
– Restroom – Bon Tub Teuk
– Toilet – Bong Kun
– Plate – Jahn
– Bowl – Jahn Koum
– Spoon – Slahb Prea
– Glass – Keo
– One glass of water – Teuk Moouy Keo
– Fork – Sorm
– Chopstick – Jong Keus
– Knife – Kahm Beut
– Check bill, please – Som Kit Luy
– Can we have the bill, please. – Som Meh Tah Kit Luy
– Receipt – Bahn Kit Luy
– Need – Trouv Kah
– I need ….. – K`nyom Trouv Kah ….
– I need to go ….. – K`nyom Trouv Kah Touv ….
– How much it cost.? – Thalai or Thlai Pon Mahn?
– Can you discount – Niak Jus Thlai Bahn Teh ?
– Very Expensive – Thlai Nah
VEGETABLE AND FRUIT
– Bamboo shoots = Tum Paing
– Bean sprouts = Sorn Dehk Bon Dous
– Cabbage = Sah Pai Kah Dowp
= Chili = Mah Tehs
– Cucumber = Troh Sork
– Garlic = Khah Teum
– Ginger = Kha Nhei
– Pumpkin = La Peuv
– Pepper = Mah Rehch
– Mushroom = Pha Seht
– Onion = Khah Teum Bah Rahng
– Spring green = Khaht Nah
– Corn = Phout
– Tomato = Peing Pohs
FRUIT
– Banana = Jehk
– Cashew = Sah Vahy Chann Ti.
– Coconut = Doung
– Durian = Tu Rehn
– Grapefruit = Krouch Thlohng
– Guava = Troh Behk
– Jackfruit = Kah Nul or Knul
– Longan = P`Laeh Mean
– Mangosteen = P`laeh Mah Khut
– lychee = P`laeh Kulehn
– Mango = P`laeh Sah Vay or Svay
– Orange = P`laeh Krouch
– Palm fruit = P`laeh Tha Noht
– Papaya = P`laeh Lah Hung
– Pineapple = P`laeh Mah Noes
– Watermelon = P`laeh Euv Leok
– Rambutan = Sahv Mahv
DRINKS
– Wine = Srah
– Grape wine = SrahTum Paing Bahy Joou
– Fruit juice = Teuk P`laeh Chheu Kroh Louk
– coconut juice = Teuk Doung Kroh Louk
– Lime juice = Teuk Krouch Chhmar
– Orange juice = Teuk Krouch
– Tea with ice = Taeh Teuk Kok
I would like tea with ice = Som Taeh Teuk Kok
LUNCH, DINNER, AND BREAKFAST
The popular breakfast for Cambodian People such as :
– Chinese noodle = Kuy Teav
– Fried rice with chicken = Bahy Meon Jian
– Grilled pork with rice = Bahy Sahck Jah Rouk Ahng
– Fried noodle with pork = Mi Chah Sahck Jah Rouk
– Fried noodle with beef = Mi Chah Sahch Ko
– Khmer noodle with Khmer soup = Nom Bahnh Chork Sam Lor Khmer
– Hot coffee with milk = Kah Feh Kah Dav Teuk Dohs Ko
– Black coffee with ice = Kah Feh Kah Mahv Teuk Kork
– Coffee with milk and ice = Kah Feh Teuk Dohs Ko Teuk Kork
NUMBER
– O – Sohn
– 1 – Moouy
– 2 – Pi
– 3 – Bei
– 4 – Booun
– 5 – Prahm
– 6 – Prahm Moouy
– 7 – Prahm Pi
– 8 – Prahm Bai
– 9 – Prahm Booun
– 10 – Dop
– 11 = Dop Moouy, 12 = Dop Pi , 13 = Dop Bai , 14 = Dop Booun, 15 = Dop Prahm, 16 = Dop Prahm Moouy, 17 = Dop Prahm Pi, 18 = Dop Prahm Bei, 19 = Dop Prahm Booun.
– 20 – Ma Pei
– 21 = Ma Pei Moouy, 22 = Ma Pei Pi, 23 = Ma Pei Bai, 24 = Ma Pei Booun, 25 = Ma Pei Prahm, 26 = Ma Pei Prahm Moouy, 27 = Ma Pei Prahm Pi, 28 = Ma Pei Prahm Bei and 29 = Ma Pei Prahm Booun.
– 30 – Sahm Seup
– 31 – Sahm Seup Moouy etc.
– 40 = Seh Seup. 50 = Hah Seup. 60 = Hohk Seup. 70 = Jeut Seup. 80 = Peht Seup. 90 = Kahv Seup.
– 100 = Moouy Rohy
– 101 = Moouy Rohy Moouy. 102 = Moouy Rohy Pi .etc.
– 110 = Moouy Rohy Dop. 120 = Moouy Rohy Ma Pai. 130 = Moouy Rohy Sahm Seup. etc.
– 200 = Pi Rohy. 300 = Bei Rohy . 400 = Booun Rohy. 500 = Prahm Rohy. 600 = Prahm Moouy Rohy . 700 = Prahm Pi Rohy. 800 = Prahm Bai Rohy . 900 = Prahm Booun Rohy.
– 1.000 = Moouy Poan. 2.000 = Pi Poan. 3.000 = Bei Poan. 4.000 = Booun Poan. 5.000 = Prahm Poan. 6.000 = Prahm Moouy Poan. 7.000 = Prahm Pi Poan. 8.000 = Prahm Bei Poan. 9.000 = Prahm Booun Poan.
– 10.000 = Moouy Meun. 20.000 = Pi Meun. 30.000 = Bai Meun. etc
– 100.000 = Moouy Sehn. 200.000 = Pi Sehn etc.
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