Khmer Vocabulary – Buying Edition

So, you want to go to go shopping in the market??!!?  Do you like to bargin, I hope so, because its expected.  As far as markets go, you can find one at almost any street corner.  Heck, there is one within 2 blocks from my house and another one 2 blocks from it.  But, if […]

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Khmer Vocabulary – Tuk Tuk Edition

So, you want to ride on a tuk tuk, eh?  Well, remember from this post that you must know how to get to where you want to go.  And, there are a few phrases that may be very beneficial for securing your ride. “toe-oo” – go “som knhom jung toe-oo…” – I would like to go…. literally translated means […]

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Khmer Vocabulary

More vocab lessons!!! Yay!!!  Oh and I didn’t say this last time however my transliteration is not perfect but it seems to be pretty close to accurate (to me) for speaking. “joom ree-up lee-ah” – good bye (formal).  Once again, when you are being formal hands go into prayer pose and you bow. “lee-ah howey” – good […]

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Khmer Vocabulary

So, since I have been here a while I figured I could start sharing some pretty essential words to know for when you come to visit.  I mean, after reading this blog I would think you would be so fascinated that you would just have to come check this place out for yourself.  Even if not, I […]

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