Have you ever been called "Ah" in Khmer?

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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by prahkeitouj » Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:11 pm

Advocatus Diaboli wrote:
prahkeitouj wrote:
Example: Ah mab( fatty), But if we say Ah K'mab mean too fat. (Insult)
So, if "Ahhh" is already derogatory, like in "Ahh mab" , is "Ahh K'mab" then an increase of contempt ?????

Ohh yes, that "K" in "K'mab", is it pronounced like a "K" like in "King" or more like a "G" like in "go" ?
I'm not sure if it's like K or G because K'mab is the short sonud which from the word Ka Mab. Maybe K?
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by prahkeitouj » Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:16 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
prahkeitouj wrote: Btw I might write it wrong. Pluer, I mean stupid or silly.
also is this the same Pluer as Pan Ron sings in the song Rom Min Ch'aet Te
"Jong tae rom rom rom rom tul pluer"

also what does Ch'aet mean?
Hehehe... as I told you i'm not good at wring. Maybe Pler means stupid, but in the song is another word.
Rom tul pluer means dance till sun rises.
Ch'aet means full.
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by prahkeitouj » Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:24 pm

@ Samouth and JL, thanks. I'll share with you what I know and when i'm free too. Glad you understand it. :-)
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:09 pm

prahkeitouj wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
prahkeitouj wrote: Btw I might write it wrong. Pluer, I mean stupid or silly.
also is this the same Pluer as Pan Ron sings in the song Rom Min Ch'aet Te
"Jong tae rom rom rom rom tul pluer"

also what does Ch'aet mean?
Hehehe... as I told you i'm not good at wring. Maybe Pler means stupid, but in the song is another word.
Rom tul pluer means dance till sun rises.
Ch'aet means full.
haha yeah thats why i ask because i wasnt sure as they have simular sounds and it is sometimes hard to tell in the song as im not native khmer speaker :P but now i know it makes it easier to hear in the future :)

and thanks :) ill add them to my dictionary :) :thumb:
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by AE86 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:31 pm

Salary, thank you! You're great and I enjoy reading your explanations. You explain things better than my wife, haha!
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Samouth » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:38 pm

Hey Jamie. Here are the two words that you confused

ភ្លើ ( adj ) [pləə] - detail »
to be stupid, foolish, silly, naive


ភ្លឺ ( n ) [plɨɨ] - detail »
daybreak, early morning.
បើសិនធ្វើចេះ ចេះឲ្យគេកោត បើសិនធ្វើឆោត ឆោតឲ្យគេអាណិត។

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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Samouth » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:39 pm

AE86 wrote:Salary, thank you! You're great and I enjoy reading your explanations. You explain things better than my wife, haha!
Hey AE. You are right. she is the best teacher in my opinion.
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:40 pm

my khmer friend a few months ago was teaching me the word for Age.. but want to double check...

what he was saying sounded something like "Ahjuk"..
"Ahjuk bpon man te?" - Age how much/how old are you?

is this right?
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Samouth » Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:45 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:my khmer friend a few months ago was teaching me the word for Age.. but want to double check...

what he was saying sounded something like "Ahjuk"..
"Ahjuk bpon man te?" - Age how much/how old are you?

is this right?
អាយុ ( n ) [ʔaayuʔ] - detail »
age; life.

http://dictionary.tovnah.com/?q=%E1%9E% ... eria=start" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I would write Aayuk.

The formal one. Ter nak mean aayuk pun man hery?

The informal one, everyday use, bong or paoun aayuk pun man ? or aayuk pun man?

You can not use te in this interrogative sentence. It doesn't make sense at all.
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Re: Have you ever been called

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Aug 07, 2015 12:01 am

Samouth wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:my khmer friend a few months ago was teaching me the word for Age.. but want to double check...

what he was saying sounded something like "Ahjuk"..
"Ahjuk bpon man te?" - Age how much/how old are you?

is this right?
អាយុ ( n ) [ʔaayuʔ] - detail »
age; life.

http://dictionary.tovnah.com/?q=%E1%9E% ... eria=start" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I would write Aayuk.

The formal one. Ter nak mean aayuk pun man hery?

The informal one, everyday use, bong or paoun aayuk pun man ? or aayuk pun man?

You can not use te in this interrogative sentence. It doesn't make sense at all.
ahh cool so its Y instead of a J, cool, and yeah ok cool,
i dont have Te in my notes i just added that to see if it needed it or not, which i dont, so i wont add it to my notes, thanks :thumb:
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