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Cambodia Time

Cambodia Time This vocabulary lesson about Cambodia Time is going to cover days of the week, the months, and general terms to help one talk about time. khmer,englee tngai, day aa-dtit/sa-bdaa, week kae, month chnam, year tngai-jan, monday tngai-aung-gia, tuesday tngai-bput, wednsday tngai-bpra-hoa, thursday tngai-sok, friday tngai-sau, saturday tngai-aa-dtit, sunday tngai-nih, today tngai naa, which […]

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Khmer animal that is a bear is called klaa-kmum

Khmer Animals Vocab 7

Khmer Animals First word is not going to be any Khmer animals. To begin we are going to learn a slang cuss word for dogs butt. After that it will just be a bunch of Khmer animals with their Cambodian translation next to it. Enjoy! Ta For the other half of the Khmer animal list […]

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The Khmer You

Intro to Khmer You In the Cambodian language there are different ways to say the word, you. The nondescript generic version is nek, but many other Khmer you words can used more accurately and more precisely. Khmer You Vocab Words Nek-gruu – Teacher (f), This can be used when speaking to a female teacher I […]

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Khmer classifiers

Khmer Classifiers Brief introduction to Cambodian Classifiers Specific words that are used to identify nouns are called classifiers. The Khmer language commonly uses classifiers for some words, but sometimes they are not used at the speakers discretionary. Confusing I know! English does have it’s set of classifiers like glasses of beer, pairs of shoes, and […]

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Khmer Love Words – Vocab 5

Here are a small sampling of some khmer words that show love and affection or describe one’s marital status. Enjoy!  

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Khmer Food – Vocab 4

Here are some useful words when at a restaurant and wanting to order khmer food. so i hope these words will help you when you are ordering khmer food at a restaurant. Some of the words are also useful when ordering khmer food at the market too.

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Khmer Flirting – Vocab 3

Here are some phrases to help you flirt with khmers a little bit with the opposite sex. So let’s get going with Khmer Flirting. Tlor! Ta (Common, Lets start) When you are done practicing go to Cambodian Flirting Worksheet to try your luck!

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Khmer Colors – Vocab 2

Khmer Colors Vocab 2 Here is a youtube video to help you with your pronunciation of the khmer colors and to help your listening. Sorry it is not edited, or shows the translations and transliterations on the video. When I get more time, maybe I will come back and clean up this video a little […]

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Khmer House – Vocab 1

Khmer House Vocab 1 Things in/ at your Khmer House * If you learn one word or phrase out of this Khmer house section, I would suggest you learn neu na. This word can come in handy if you need to find something or are lost. So review this lesson for a bit, then head […]

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