Here are some common questions and answers you might hear along the way. I’ll be adding as I go.

Question & Answer Translation
Bpen à-rai? What’s the matter?
Mâi bpen à-rai. Nothing is the matter.
à-rai na? What’s that? (misheard or didn’t hear)
Mâi mii à-rai Nothing.
Bpen yang ngai bâang? How ya doin?
Sàbai dee I’m doing well
Gerd à-rai kêun? What happened?
Mâi róo Beats me
Ráhd kao? Over rice?
Ráhd kao krub gàp kài daao. Yes, over rice with fried egg.
Kít yang ngai? Whatchya think?
Kít sìng mâak I think a lot of things
Gin kao láew yang? Did you eat yet or not?
Yang mâi Not yet
Tam à-rai yòo? What are you doing?
Mâi dâi tam à-rai. Not doing anything
Ao bâang mái? Want some?
Ao, dtàe nít nói OK, just a little