Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Cambodian (Khmer) nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Cambodian (Khmer)“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

Important nouns

EnglishKhmer (Cambodian)Khmer (Cambodian)
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
child
កូនក្មេង
kaun khmeng
man
មនុស្សប្រុស
monus pros
woman
មនុស្សស្រី
monus srey
family
គ្រួសារ
krour sar
town / city
ទីក្រុង
tikrong
country
ប្រទេស
protes
world
ពិភពលោក
piphup lok
house
ផ្ទះ
phteah
car
ឡាន
lan
street / road
ផ្លូវ
phlauv
shop
តូបលក់ឥវ៉ាន់
taub lok eyvan
door
ទ្វារ
tvear
table
តុ
tok
chair
កៅអី
kao ei
window
បង្អួច
bang uoch
newspaper
កាសែត
kaset
book
សៀវភៅ
sievphow
pen
ប៊ិច
bich
bag
កាបូបយួរ
kabaubyuor
rucksack
កាបូបស្ពាយ
kabaub speay
happiness
សុភមង្គល
sophomongkol
love
ស្នេហា
sne hea
flower
ផ្កា
phka
ball
បាល់
bal
work
ការងារ
karngear
vacation
វិស្សមកាល
vissa makal
passport
លិខិតឆ្លងដែន
likhet chhlang den
language
ភាសា
phea saa
question
សំនួរ
sam nour
answer
ចំលើយ
cham leuy
beginning / start
ការចាប់ផ្តើម
kar chab phdaem
end
សេចក្តីបញ្ចប់
sechkdey banhchob

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