Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

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

People & Professions in Cambodian (Khmer)

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People

EnglishKhmer (Cambodian)Khmer (Cambodian)
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
មនុស្ស
monus
people / humans
មនុស្សម្នា
monus mnea
woman
មនុស្សស្រី
monus srei
man
មនុស្សប្រុស
monus pros
child
កូនក្មេង
kaun khmeng
girl
ក្មេងស្រី
kmeng srei
boy
ក្មេងប្រុស
kmeng pros

Professions

EnglishKhmer (Cambodian)Khmer (Cambodian)
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
profession
មុខងារ
moukhngear
employee / worker
អ្នកធ្វើការ
nak tveukar
clerk / official
អ្នកធ្វើការការិយាល័យ
nak tveukar kariyalai
colleague
មិត្តរួមការងារ
mitt ruomkar ngear
pensioner / retiree
អ្នកចូលនិត្តន៌
neak chol nivot
unemployed person / jobseeker
អ្នកអត់ការងារធ្វើ
neak ot kanhea tveu
doctor
គ្រូពេទ្យ
kru pet
journalist
អ្នកកាសែត
neak kaset
engineer
វិស្វករ
visvak kor
boss
ចៅហ្វាយ
chao vay
director
នាយក
nea yok
manager
អ្នកគ្រប់គ្រង
neak krub krong
secretary
លេខា
le kha
driver
អ្នកបើកបរ
neak beok bor
farmer
កសិករ
ka se kor
baker
អ្នកដុតនុំ
nak dot num
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
អ្នកលក់
nak luk
nurse
គលានុបដ្ធាយិការ
keak lean nupatha yika
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
ប៉ូលីស
polis
cook / chef
ចុងភៅ
chong pheu
teacher (m), female teacher (f)
គ្រូបង្រៀន
kru bong rean
shoemaker
អ្នកដេរស្បែកជើង
nak de sbek cheung
watchmaker
ជាងនាឡិកា
cheang nealeka

Work & Application

EnglishKhmer (Cambodian)Khmer (Cambodian)
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
ធ្វើការ
tveu kar
work / job
ការងារ
karngear
workplace
កន្លែងធ្វើការ
kang leng tveukar
employment / occupation
ការងារ
karngear
office
ការិយាល័យ
kariyalai
factory
រោងចក្រ
rong chak
construction site
កម្មការដ្ឌាន
kam kar than
salary
ប្រាក់ខែ
prak khe
(to) earn
រកប្រាក់បាន
rok prak ban
(to) look for a job
ស្វែរកការងារ
sveng rok kangear
(to) find a job
រកបានការងារ
rok ban kangea
job interview
បទសំភាសន៌ការងារ
bot sam pheas kangear
CV
ប្រវត្តិរូបសង្ខេប
provotrub sang kheb
education
ការអប់រំ
ka ob rum
experience
បទពិសោធន៍
bot pisot

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