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By San San Hnin Tun, Lonely Planet Phrasebooks

Southeast Asia…many faces, many locations, many ways to get tounge-tied. From Hue to Vientiene, from Phuket to Phnom Penh, flip your trip demanding situations into unforgettable experiences.Handier than chopsticks, more affordable than a cyclo journey, tastier than a chilli & lemongrass noodle dish, this phrasebook will get you everywhere.Our phrasebooks provide you with a complete mixture of useful and social phrases and words in additional than a hundred and twenty languages. Chat with the locals and observe their tradition - a assured option to enhance your commute event.

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Khmer KHMER © Lonely Planet Publications  consonants     kow ngow       gaw jaw  kaw chaw gow jow chow  nyow daw taw        tow now            đaw baw  yow  haw taw paw row law dow đow Ъow low tow pow wow naw  mow saw aw independent vowels      ei ei (long) oh euw reu      reu (long) leu leu (long) ai ao  ao·y dependent vowels (the letter is used as the consonant base)      gaa/gee·a gayh/gih gei/gee gerh/geuh ger/geu      goh/gooh gow/goo goo·a gaar/ger geu·a      gee·a gay gai/gae gai/gei gao/gow      gaa·ew/geuw gohm guhm/gohm guhm/gay·uhm gah/gay·uh     gayh/gih goh/gooh gayh gawh/goo·uh Khmer, which is part of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by approximately 9 million people in the Kingdom of Cambodia and is understood by many in neighbouring countries.

The Khmer language as spoken in Phnom Penh is generally intelligible to Khmers nationwide. There are, however, several distinct dialects in other areas of the country. Most notably, the Khmers of Takeo province (south of Phnom Penh) tend to modify or slur hard consonant combinations, especially those that contain the sound r, eg bruhm (five) becomes pay·uhm, and sraa (alcohol) becomes say·aa. In Siem Reap, sharp-eared travellers will notice a very Lao-sounding lilt to the local speech. Here, certain vowels are modified, such as in Ъo·an (thousand), which becomes Ъeu·an, and kuh·see·aa (smoking pipe), which becomes kuh·seu·aa.

Joo·y pawng chohp đeuw ao·y chuh·ngaay jao plerng cheh Call … a doctor an ambulance the police     joo·y haa·ew … mao kru Ъaet laan Ъaet Ъow·lih It’s an emergency!  nih jee·aa reu·uhng bawn·đo·uhn Could you help me, please?  joo·y kuh·nyohm pawng baan đay I have to use the phone.  kuh·nyohm đrow braar đu·rah·sahp I’m lost.   fermented fish paste sait gow chaa muh·no·ah  stir-fried beef with pineapple, cabbage, tomato & peppers Where are the toilets?

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