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In this lesson, we'll learn the bare minimum khmer you should know before going to Cambodia.
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Let's aim for a few essential words and sentences:
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Start by saying hello
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សួរស្តី
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Here's how you say "yes" if you are a woman.
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jaa
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but if you are a man, you would say:
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baat
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Both women and men say the same for "no":
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ot tay
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To say sorry, you can say:
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som toh - សូមទោស
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To say thank you, say:
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aw kunh
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to which one can reply "you're welcome"
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Mun ay te
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If you don't understand what you're being told:
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Min yol dtay
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Then you can ask that they repeat:
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Make sure you add a "please" wherever needed
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Som
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For instance when asking how much something costs
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តើវាថ្លាប៉ុន្មាន
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This means "how much does this cost?", and should work for anything you point at.
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And finally, always say goodbye when you leave.
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លាហើយ - Som leea hi
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