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It all started in India thousands of years ago and eventually found its way to Cambodia. This is based on the evidence that can be found on the writings on the walls of the Angkor Wat Complex. Since it was first known up till now, the Khmer language has evolved into a more complex language. This language, that was [...]
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Khmer, or Cambodian, is the official language of Cambodia, where it is spoken by about 12 million people. There are also 2.5 million speakers abroad, mainly in Vietnam and Thailand. Khmer belongs to the Mon-Khmer group of the Austro-Asiatic family (a group which also includes Vietnamese). Unlike Thai, Lao or Vietnamese, Khmer is not a tonal language. It uses its own writing system, derived from the Pallava script which was used in India before the 7th century. Thai and Lao alphabets were based on the Khmer system.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Khmer-English and the English-Khmer lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Khmer > English: 3,460 words
English > Khmer: 2,435 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: June 8, 2009
2. Click here to download the program (2.41 mb)
3. Click here to download the Khmer word list (434.93 kb)
4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.