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Khmer Teacher Vanna Q&A Session

Interview with Khmer Teacher Vanna Today is a general Q&A session with Khmer teacher Miss Vanna. Q: How did you get started doing Khmer Lessons? I was working at a restaurant part time and the owner was giving Chinese lessons to students. She thought it would be nice if I could give some lessons to […]

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Top Ten Mistakes when Learning Khmer

Top Ten Mistakes when learning khmer 10. Giving up  Most foreigners eagerly start trying to learn khmer. At first there learning is going up exponentially and their confidence is growing as now they can eat at local restaurants, can go to the market and negotiate, and direct a motodop. Sadly after learning the basics, going […]

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Freshie boy from Phnom Penh, Cambodia using his Khmer Facebook words

Top 10 Khmer Facebook words & phrases

Top 10 Khmer Facebook words and phrases. Are you friends with some khmers? Here are some frequently used khmer facebook words and english abbreviations that might help you decipher that moto bike accident photo that you keep seeing on Srey Nich’s khmer facebook feed. 10. Nas – means very….used frequently to say Cute nas! sa-art […]

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Top Ten Khmer Proverbs

Here are the Top Ten Khmer Proverbs. Enjoy! 10.  A mountain never has two tigers Phnom mouy min del mean kla pi  9. A bunch of sticks can not be broken. Changkes mouy bach kach min bak 8.  When water raises, fish eats ant; when water lowers, ants eat fish Dtek loeng trey sisra-mauch, dtek […]

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Introduction to Khmer

A. Introduction to Khmer Khmer, additionally called Cambodian, is Cambodian\’s language. This is an introduction to khmer and will briefly touch on some main concepts. Khmer is additionally understood by individuals in several bordering countries like Kingdom of Thailand (in the eastern area called Surin, and also Buriram, Thailand), in Laos and within the \’\”krum\”\” […]

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Koh Kong Safari Zoo

If you are traveling from/to Thailand, it makes sense to spend at least one day and night in Koh Kong. Koh Kong has the best zoo (to me) in Cambodia and even beats the Sracha tiger zoo. There are the usual zoo sight seeing things, along with some interesting live shows. There is the man […]

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Top Ten First Khmer Words to Learn

Some easy and important first Khmer words to learn right away. 10.  Jo jet – like – This is easy to pronounce and can use this word in a lot of different situation. 9. Sadam – (just like the old leader of Iraq lol) Right 8. Chwang – Left – When giving directions it can […]

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Cambodian monks sit at top of Phnom Chisor

Phnom Chisor Day Trip

Phnom Chisor Day Trip Phnom Chisor is translated as Chisor mountain or Chisor hill (phnom=hill). It is roughly an hour and half south of Phnom Penh. The temple is from around 10/11 century AD and was built by King Suryavarman I. The trip has 3 enjoyable aspects to it. First is the temple ruins itself. Walking […]

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Count to Ten in Khmer

Count to Ten in Khmer How to count from 1 to ten in khmer with the number script in khmer on the left and the khmer alphabet after the english written word. Enjoy! ១ 1 – one មួយ- muy ២ 2 – two – ពីរ-bpee ៣ 3 – three បី-buy ៤ 4)- four បួន-buan ៥ 5 – five ប្រាំ-bpram Now take […]

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