Lesson 7: Naming Things

With lesson 7, this article is Naming Things and Owning Things








With lesson 7, this article is Naming Things and Owning Things

Vocabulary

Lao Pronunciation English
ອັນ an thing, object
ເຈຍ chia paper
ເອີ້ນ oen to call, name
ຢາສູບ ya sub tobacco
ກະດານ ka dan blackboard
ກະເປົາເງິນ ka pao ngoen wallet, purse
ເງິນ ngoen money
ຂອງ khong thing, article
ກ້ອງຖ່າຍຮູບ kong thai hub camera
ຖ່າຍຮູບ thai hub to photograph
ຮູບ hub photo, picture
ນີ້ ni this
ກັບໄຟ kab fai match
ໄຟ fai fire
ໂມງ mong watch, clock
ບິ໊ກ bik ballpoint pen
ປະຕູ pa tu door
ປຶ້ມ pum book
ວ່າ va to say
ແວ່ນຕາ vaen ta eyeglasses
ຕາ ta eye
ປ່ອງຢ້ຽມ pong yiam window
ຕັ່ງ tang chair
ໂຕ໊ະ ot a table, desk

Conversation 1: Naming Things

Lao Pronunciation English
A1 ອັນນີ້ແມ່ນຫຍັງ? an ni maen jang? What is this ?
B1 ອັນນີ້ແມ່ນບິກ an ni maen bik This is a ballpoint pen
A2 ອັນນີ້ເອີ້ນວ່າຫຍັງ ? an ni oen va jang What is this called ?
B2 ອັນນີ້ເອີ້ນວ່າສໍດຳ an ni oen va so dam This is called a “pencil”.

Conversation 2: Naming Things

Lao Pronunciation English
A1 ອັນນີ້ແມ່ນໂຕະບໍ ? an ni maen to bo? Is this (called) a table ?
B1 ບໍ່, ອັນນັ້ນບໍ່ແມ່ນໂຕະ bo,  an nan bo maen to No, this isn’t (called) a table.
A2 ຄັນຊັ້ນ, ເອີ້ນວ່າຫຍັງ khan san,  oen va jang Then what is it called ?
B2 ເອີ້ນວ່າຕັ່ງ oen va tang It is (called) a chair.

Conversation 3: Naming Things

Lao Pronunciation English
A1 ພາສາລາວ “watch” ແປວ່າຫຍັງ ? pha sa lao “watch”pae va jang? How do you say “watch” in Lao ?
B1 ພາສາລາວ watch ແປວ່າໂມງ pha sa lao “watch” pae va mong A watch is “mong” in Lao.

Conversation 4: Owning Things

Lao Pronunciation English
A1 ອັນນັ້ນແມ່ນຂອງໃຜ ? an nan maen khong phai? Whose is that?
B1 ອັນນັ້ນແມ່ນຂອງຂ້ອຍ an nan maen khong phai khoy That’s mine.
A2 ອັນນີ້ແມ່ນຂອງເຈົ້າບໍ ? an ni maen khong chao bo? Is that yours?
B2 ເຈົ້າ, ແມ່ນແລ້ວ chao,  maen laeu Yes, it is.

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