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Cambodia - Khmer Language Introduction Lesson

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Learning Khmer Tutorial: Hello, How Are You and Thank You

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Phnom Penh Pronunciation: Khmer Language 101

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XÂY DỰNG THÓI QUEN HỌC TIẾNG KHMER HIỆU QUẢ | Khmer language 123

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LIVING IN CAMBODIA. Language. Simple phrases in Khmer, Cambodian language for tourists.

Khmer or Cambodian 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. Khmer has been influenced considerably by Sanskrit and Pali, especially in the royal and religious registers, through Hinduism and Buddhism. The more colloquial registers have influenced, and have been influenced by, Thai, Lao, Vietnamese and Cham, all of which, due to geographical proximity and long-term cultural contact, form a sprachbund in peninsular Southeast Asia. It is also the earliest recorded and earliest written language of the Mon–Khmer family, predating Mon and by a significant margin Vietnamese, due to Old Khmer being the language of the historical empires of Chenla, Angkor and, presumably, their earlier predecessor state, Funan.
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