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by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Important Conjunction Words
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: Important Conjunction Words

well after reading the conversation from the link provided, i think my conclusion is that what taabarang learnt, is the speech of kompong chaam people, that's how they talk, you can say peasaa nek kompong chaam ភាសាអ្នកកំពង់ចាម. we have to remember that every province in cambodia have their own way ...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Phnom.Penh dialect
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Phnom.Penh dialect

my wife wouldn't know, to be honest. she's the young generation as in, born in the 1980s. shes like your typical PP young generation who doesn't know much about the history sometimes. my father, who's from the prince sihanouk era, knows a bit, well, from what he has heard. according to what he heard...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Regional Cambodian Dialect/Accent
Replies: 43
Views: 720

Re: RE: Re: Regional Cambodian Dialect/Accent

prahkeitouj wrote:Naughty words. Can't help to correct you. Let's tabarang, Jamie or UT correct it.


i already know naughty words from long time ago. it's just i dont know how to play the "vowel swapping" game. haha
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: More Country Speak
Replies: 62
Views: 1091

Re: More Country Speak

Same verb. I'll use the same phrase "baik knia yoo heuy" also.
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Help translating an idiom
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Help translating an idiom

i just figured it out that maiyeh means grandmother? me yeay? as in she's the mother of your wife? honestly, in thailand as birthplace your children would have been accepted as thai more easier than being in cambodia as khmer. even the thais know your children is look krueng / mixed child. i went to...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Modern Cambodian music
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Modern Cambodian music

i would like to help but i don't really know. in fact i'm curious too so i hope there's other posters who know about it. to me, i feel the traditional music scenes is kind of dead in cambodia. if you want traditional khmer music scenes, from what i have heard/read, go to meung surin in surin provinc...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Hi Jamie
Replies: 31
Views: 1266

Re: Hi Jamie

Does the loser get anything, or is that only for the winner? the purse is set, win or lose, the purse is small, the fighters earn most their money by putting on a good show and winning then going into the crowd collecting tips off the crowd, i was at a kickboxing show the other month, this Khmer gu...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: A question for Jamie or
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: A question for Jamie or

I have never seen this phrase before and jamie has this down. "baek" បែក​ to me, sounds like something has burst. pop/bang. like a car wheel has burst and now is broken. in regards to limbs that you see in the traffic accidents, it means that you could see the meat/organ stuff from the lim...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: More Country Speak
Replies: 62
Views: 1091

Re: More Country Speak

I AM NOT SO SURE... maybe we are over thinking it... its not freaking dancing... no rhythm is involved... let your inhibitions go? please.. they look stupid.. i suppose thats subjective?.. its not dancing!!.. you know who "dances" like that? people who can't dance.. .. people who do that ...
by thelost
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: More Country Speak
Replies: 62
Views: 1091

Re: More Country Speak

haha not bek sloy, youve brought a refreshing side to the forum for me that was lost when Samouth stopped posting we used to have discussions about the language all the time and with him being khmer also was always interesting to hear his side or for him to teach us something thanks jamie and taaba...

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