About the Book
An up-to-date resource for students and heritage speakers of Khmer, the national language of Cambodia.
Khmer is the second most spoken Austroasiatic language after Vietnamese, with 16 million native speakers and an estimated additional million second language speakers. As the language of Cambodia, it is often referred to colloquially as Cambodian.
Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, and students, the Khmer Practical Dictionary is the most comprehensive modern two-way Khmer resource published in over 20 years. It includes:
- Over 18,000 word-to-word entries
- Comprehenisve vocabulary with common words as well as technical, legal, business and locally-specific terms (key cities, foods, and cultural terms).
- Guides to the Khmer alphabet and pronunciation
- Usage guide which outlines the parts of speech
This word-to-word format is approved for ESL students to use during standardized testing.