Cambodians love talking about food, so saying “delicious” can elicit a smile.
This is an essential phrase for forging friendships with locals.
A tuk-tuk is likely to be your main mode of transport in Cambodia so learning a few phrases will come in handy.
This is another helpful phrase for getting around.
Vowels are indicated by using either separate letters or diacritics written above, below, in front of, after, or around the consonants.
The pronunciation of the vowels depends on whether a consonant they are attached to belongs to the first or the second series.
All consonants have a subscript form that is used to write the second consonant of a cluster.
There are no spaces between words in Khmer. Spaces are used to indicate the end of a clause or sentence.
Modern Khmer is used nationwide and is understood by most of the country’s inhabitants.
Tumpoon is spoken by the Tampuan people who are indigenous inhabitants of the mountains in Cambodia’s Ratanakiri Province.
Although Kuy is spoken mostly in Thailand and Laos, it is also used in the Preah Vihear, Stung Treng and Kampong Thom provinces of northeastern Cambodia.
We offer regular and online classes for Khmer language learners of all levels. Instruction is given by qualified instructors and linguists at the appropriate for the group level.
Khmer is a Mon-Khmer language spoken mainly in Cambodia, and also in Vietnam and Thailand. In 2015 there were about 16 million Khmer speakers in Cambodia, and there were about 1.2 million speakers of the language in Vietnam in 2009.Read more
This northwestern province, which is home to the sleepy city of the same name, is the most commonly mispronounced place in Cambodia, and it’s easy to see why. You can’t blame someone for reading it and saying, “Bat-am-bang”, right?Read more
The language of Cambodia, Khmer, belongs to the Mon-Khmer family of languages. Khmer uses a phonetic alphabet with 33 consonants, 23 vowels, and 12 independant vowels.Read more