This is a useful phrase that is well worth picking up before you land in the country.
This is the formal way to say goodbye in situations where respect is required. Don’t forget to throw in a smile.
This is the more commonly used and casual way to wave goodbye.
The Khmer script is based on a variant of the Brahmi script used to write Sanskrit, Hindi, and other Indo-Aryan languages.
The Khmer script has symbols for thirty-three consonants, twenty-four dependent vowels, twelve independent vowels, and several diacritic symbols.
It is a syllabic alphabet in which each consonant has two forms, one with an inherent vowel /a/ (first series) and one with an inherent vowel /o/ (second series).
Khmer is the official language of Cambodia. It is used in most social and professional contexts such as government administration, education at all levels and in mass media.
Cham is not only spoken by around 200,000 people in Cambodia, but also by approximately 100,000 in Vietnam and others in Southeast Asia. It belongs to the Austronesian family.
Stieng is a Mon-Khmer language from the Austroasiatic family. Bulo Stieng, its most researched dialect, is spoken mostly in the remote areas of the mountains and jungles.