Lesson 10 - Cooking Rice


Vocabularies

MienEnglish
Ziangh hocTime
TengxHelp
ZouvCook
HmeivUncook rice
JiemxSoak
TapvTo put a pot on the stove
UomWater
ZuovWait
DanghA moment
MbueixBoil
BanTo scoop up
BieqcTo go in
Manc-mancslowly
Qouvstir
NanvHold
MangcLook
GaaxMarker for trying/seeing something
MaauSoft
FaiOr
CamvA lot
Nzunctime (interval/sets)
Camv-nzuncSeveral times
Da'feixFourth
UovThat
BuatcSee
BouhLift
LemhDrain/Pour
TorngSoup
LiouhKeep/Leave
DouhPour
IenvBowl
GuangcThrow away
Mi'aqcPast tense marker
Douz-nzaucStove
HorngxParch

Reading

Mien

Taux siec norm ziangh hoc aqv, nyutc maiv lauh njiec aqv.
Maa heuc Meix tengx maa zouv hnaangx.
Hmeiv jiemx duqv yietc norm ziangh hoc aqv.
Meix taapv jienv uom, zuov dangh jiouc mbueix aqv.
Uom mbueix aqv, Meix dorh hmeiv daaih ban bieqc caeng.
Meix manc-manc qouv jienv hnaangx.
Uom mbueix aqv, Meix ban duqv deix hnaangx daaih nanv mangc gaax maau nyei fai.
Meix ban daaih nanv camv-nzunc aqv,
Ban daaih nanv da'feix uov nzunc, Meix buatc hnaangx maau aqv.
Hnaangx maau daaih, Meix bouh caeng mingh lemh torng aqv.
Maa heuc Meix liouh jienv deix torng daaih bun ninh douh caux hnaangx nyanc.
Meix lemh deix torng njiec norm ienv, liuz uov deix lemh guangc mi'aqc.
Meix dorh caeng daaih taapv jienv douc-nzauc horngx hnaangx.
Meix lauh lauh qouv dangh, buatc nqaai liuz bouh caeng cuotv douz- nzauc.

English

It is almost 7 o'clock, it won't be long until the sun sets.
Mom asked Meix to help her cook rice.
The rice has been soaked for an hour now.
Meix places a water in a pot and waits for the water to boil.
After the water boils, Meix puts the rice in the boiled water.
Meix slowly stirs the rice.
The water boils, Meix scoops some rice to feel if it is soft or not.
Meix scoops a few times, on the fourth time, Meix feels that the rice is soft.
After the rice is soft, Meix picks up the pot to pour out the water.
Mom asks Meix to keep some water so she can pour it with rice to eat.
Meix pours some to a bowl and pour away the rest.
Meix brings the pot and put it over the stove to parch it.
Meix stirs it regularly, after seeing that it is dry, she take it off the stove.

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