Khmer Language

Khmer ( or ; natively ភាសាខ្មែរ phiăsaa khmae Khmer pronunciation: [pʰiə.ˈsaː kʰmae], dialectal khmæ or khmɛɛr, or more formally ខេមរភាសា kheemaʾraʾ phiăsaa Khmer pronunciation: [kʰeː.maʔ.raʔ pʰiə.ˈsaː]) is the language of the Khmer people and the official language of Cambodia. With approximately 16 million speakers, it is the second most widely spoken Austroasiatic language (after Vietnamese). Khmer has been influenced considerably by Sanskrit and Pali, especially in the royal and religious registers, through Hinduism and Buddhism. It is also the earliest recorded and earliest written language of the Mon–Khmer family, predating Mon and Vietnamese, due to Old Khmer being the language …

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The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation · 23 July 2018 English

This summary is followed by more detail on the Outcomes and Adaptations within the initiative and includes narrative and visual depictions of the intended, unrealized, implemented, emergent, and realized outcomes, …

documentation and presentations into Khmer, putting the Khmer language projection screen larger and centered, with


IDRC: International Development Research Centre · 2006 English

Issued also in French under title: La cogestion des ressources naturelles. Includes bibliographical references : p.85-89. xiv, 89 p. : ill., map.

These included informal classes to build the Khmer language and numeracy skills of the villagers, as well


CAPI: Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives · 29 March 2004 English

Of particu lar interest is the positioning of women in the nexus of gender, race and nation whereby the Cambodian state has linked Khmer female citizens with the defense of …

archival sources, including newly recovered Khmer-language newspapers, this study p rovides a micro h discussing the issue of female patriotism in Khmer-language newspapers. For example, Kampuchea newspaper roles of women were debated in the nascent Khmer-language media, Cambodia was still a French colony. lonial view s could not be exp licit in the Khmer-language med ia but the self-confidence of the writers


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