Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Kayve » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:42 am

Thanks @Jamie_Lambo :hattip:

Also one of my favorite :plus1: , the boy version is not as good though :beer3:
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Duncan » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:04 pm

I dont know how this translates to Khmer,, but it is a song I wrote a few years ago. And let me say this, theres a reason it brings tears to my
eyes every time I sing it.

Nothing But Lies

Oh her eyes sparkle like diamonds
Her eyes shine like gold
But her heart is wicked and evil
Her heart is oh so cold

Every word that is spoken
Is nothing but a lie
And she'l wipe away her loving
Like the tears in her eyes

[ chorus ]
Wicked woman your evil
Your just a devil in disguise
And all the words that you have spoken
Are just great big lies

Now the hearts that you have broken
And dreams that you've destroyed
You play with them like toys you own
And you make your own rules
And when you wrap your arms around me
There's a feeling deep inside
But I know its like the words you say
It's just a great big lie

[ chorus ]

Wicked woman your evil
Your just a devil in disguise
And all the words that you have spoken
Are just great big lies
Spoiler:
This girl is now on death row in Malaysia
Now there's teardrops rolling down her cheeks
That once shone like gold
And her eyes no longer sparkle
They look so very old
The pain she's feeling in her heart
There's no more loving there
And her future's like the graying strands
Of her once charcoal black hair.

[ chorus ]

Wicked woman your evil
Your just a devil in disguise
And all the words you have spoken
Are just great big lies

And all the words that were spoken
Were just great big lies
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:25 pm

Nice @Duncan, sounds a lot like my Ex lol
i used to write songs myself, but only find the inspirations to do it when i'm in a depressive hole,
let me know if you wanted i could try and put it into khmer for you
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Kayve » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:26 pm

Thanks a nice song, we could just copy past it for the next guy that makes a post about failing in love with a grey girl :stir:
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:28 pm

Not added to this for a while, heres one of my all time fave Khmer songs, pretty deep and sad though...


Chomrern Sopheak - Mae

ដង្ហើមកូនប្រឹងដកណាស់ ក្រោយពេលដែលម៉ែមិននៅ
Dangherm Koun Brung Dok Nas, Kroay Pel Dael Mae Min Nov
I'm trying very hard to breathe, now that you are not here

អារម្មណ៍កូនសែនសោកសៅ កូនទ្រាំទល់ទប់ផែនដី
Arom Koun Saen Saok Sov, Koun Troam Tol Top Paen Dey
I'm extremely grieving, I endure and block out the world

ជាកូនស្រីដែលគ្មានម៉ែឱ វាសនាគ្មានគោលដៅ
Jia Koun Srey Dael Kmean Mae Oy, Veasna Kmean Koal Dov
Its me who is without my Mother, A fate without an end

ជិវិតកូនខ្វះភាពកក់ក្តៅ តែកូននៅស៊ូ
Jivit Koun Kvas Peap Kok Kdao, Tae Koun Nov Sou
My life is lacking warmth, But im still brave


ពាក្យពេចន៍ម៉ែបានប្រដៅ តែងនៅជាប់ក្រអៅបេះដូងកូន
Peak Pich Mae Ban Brodov, Taeng Nov Joab Krov Besdong Koun
Your words taught me, And always stay deep in the bottom of my heart

គុណម៉ែមិនដែលសាបសូន្យ ទោះបីកូនបែកពីម៉ែជាយូរ
Kun Mae Mindael Sab Son, Toas Bey Koun Baek Pi Mae Jia Yur
Your kindness was never absent, Even if i separate from you it will take a long time

កូនធ្លាប់រស់នៅមានម៉ែ ជួយមើលថែគិតគូរ
Koun Tloap Ros Nov Mean Mae, Juay Merl Thae Kit Kur
Im used to living here with you Mother, Helping take care and paying attention to me

មុនមានក្តីសុខ សុខព្រោះមានម៉ែ
Mun Mean Kdey Sok, Sok Proas Mean Mae
Before when you was healthy, i was Happy because I had you


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កូនចង់មានម៉ែៗៗៗ មានម៉ែដូចកាលមុន
Koun Jong Mean Mae Mae Mae, Mean Mae Doch Kal Mun
I want to have you Mother, Mother, Mother, Have you like before

មានតែម៉ែ ស្រលាញ់កូនជាងគេក្នុងលោកនេះ
Mean Tae Mae Srolanh Koun Jiang Ke Knong Laok Nis
Had only you love me the most in this world

ធ្វើអោយកូននឹកម៉ែ នឹករហូតយល់សប្តិ ឃើញម៉ែ
Tver Ouy Koun Nuk Mae, Nuk Rohot Yol Sap Khernh Mae
Makes me miss you, I miss you all the time and in my dreams i see you Mother

កូនស្ទុះទៅឱបៗម៉ែ ព្រោះតែនឹកពេក
Koun Stos Tov Oub Oub Mae, Proas Tae Nuk Pek
I run to go to hug you, Because i missed you too much

ទឹកភ្នែកហូរ ត្រេកអរពេលបានឃើញម៉ែ
Dtuk Pnek Hor, Trek Or Pel Ban Khernh Mae
My tears are pouring, Delighted when i saw you Mother

ដល់មេឃភ្លឺកូនភ្ញាក់ឡើង កូនយំរកម៉ែ មិនឃើញម៉ែ
Dol Mek Plur Koun Pnheak Lerng, Koun Yom Rok Mae... Min Khernh Mae
Until morning comes and i wake up, I cry searching for you Mother... I cant see you


ក្នុងបេះដូងកូនមានម៉ែ អារម្មណ៍កូនចង់ជួបម៉ែ
Knong Besdong Koun Mean Mae, Arom Koun Jong Juab Mae
Inside my heart i have you, My feelings want to meet you Mother

កែវភ្នែកកូនឃើញតែម៉ែ ចិត្តកូននឹកម៉ែ
Kaev Pneak Koun Khernh Tae Mae, Jet Koun Nuk Mae
My eyes see only you, My heart misses you Mother

រាល់គ្រប់ដង្ហើមចេញចូល កូនស្រមៃរកម៉ែ
Rol Krop Dangherm Jenh Jol, Koun Sromai Rok Mae
Each and every breath i take, I daydream searching for you mother

តើម៉ែមានដឹងទេ ថាកូននឹកម៉ែ
Ter Mae Mean Dung Te, Tha Koun Nuk Mae
Mother do you know, That i miss you?
:tophat: Mean Dtuk Mean Trei, Mean Loy Mean Srey
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Duncan » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:34 am

Here's a party song that I wrote about my girlfriend when I first arrived in Cambodia. that translates quite well


I had a lady , who said she loves me,
And that's the way it always would be,
At nighttime she'd go riverside,
Drinking whisky and wine,
And come home in the morning,
And say she was mine.

ch'goo-ut , toa-ut, k'jeal srey, ....................................... Crazy, fat, lazy, s'rey
loo-ee, loo-ee, ......................................... ............ Money money
loo-ee, loo-ee ....................................................... Money money
k'nyom ot-dtay. ..................................................................I not have

She loved the money,
She didn't love me.
She loved drinking.
Beer,wine and whisky.


ch'goo-ut , toa-ut, k'jeal srey, ....................... Crazy, fat, lazy, s'rey
loo-ee, loo-ee,........................................... Money, money
loo-ee, loo-ee ........................................... Money. money
k'nyom ot-dtay............................................ I not have
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:09 pm

This ones for @Freightdog sorry for the delay (Hangover :suicide: ) the English translation is slightly lazy in places too (again hangover :plus1: )


អារម្មណ៍នៅពេលជួប ខុសអារម្មណ៍ពេលបែក
Arom Nov Pel Juab, Kos Arom Pel Baek
I still feel it when we meet, it feels wrong when we break up

ពេលជួបគ្នាទឹកភ្នែក តែពេលបែកទឹកភ្នែកជ្រាបចេញ
Pel Juab Knea Dtuk Pnek, Tae Pel Baek Dtuk Pnek Jreab Jenh
When we meet each other there are tears, but when break up tears saturate away

ស្នេហ៍មិនទាន់ដល់ទី គេក៏ឈប់ស្រលាញ់
Snei Min Toan Dol Ti, Ke Kor Chhop Srolanh
Love doenst reach the point, he then stops loving

ឲ្យបេះដូងខ្ញុំវិញដោយគ្មានសោកស្ដាយ
Aoy Besdong Khnom Vinh Daoy Kmean Saok Sday
And gives my heart back again without remorse


មាត់ហាពាក្យហាមឃាត់ តែហួសពេលទៅហើយ
Moat Ha Peak Ham Khhoat, Tae Huas Pel Tov Hery
My mouth is open but i stop the words, as its too late youve gone already

មានតែគិតបណ្ដោយ ស្របឲ្យបងបែកចេញពីកាយ
Mean Tae Kit Bondaoy, Srob Aoy Bong Baek Jenh Pi Kay
Only have thoughts about letting go, and agree to let you break away from me

ខ្ញុំទឹកភ្នែកអាល័យ គេវិញគ្មានសោកស្ដាយ
Khnom Dtuk Pnek Ahlaey Ke Vinh Kmean Saok Sday
I cry loving so much, hes back without remorse

បេះដូងគេក្លែងក្លាយ ពេលនេះឃើញច្បាស់
Besdong Ke Klaeng Klay, Pel Nis Khernh Jbas
His heart is fake, i can see clearly now


ចង់បបួលបងមកឈឺចាប់ ទើបដឹងថាវាលំបាកប៉ុនណា
Jong Bor Bual Bong Mok Chhue Chab Therb dung Tha Vea Lombak Bonna
I want to persuade you to hurt a lot, then know how much that he is suffering

បងទៅមិនរអា ទើបមិនដឹងថាអូនឈឺចាប់ខ្លាំង
Bong Tov Min Ror Ah Terb Min Dung Tha Oun Chhue Chab Klang
You go away fed up then dont know that im hurting so much

ខឹងនឹងចិត្តចេះស្មោះ ខ្លួនឯងមិនចេះរេ
Khung Nung Jet Jes Smoas, Kluan Aing Min Jes Re
I'm angry with heart know how to be honest, myself i dont know how to change

រហូតជ្រុលស្នេហ៍ខ្លាំងដកខ្លួនមិនបាន
Rohot Jrul Snei Klang Dak Kluan Min Ban
Until its too late to love so much and not able to back away


បន្ទាប់ពីថ្ងៃបែកបងទៅ អូនមិនអាចផ្ដើមជាមួយអ្នកផ្សេង
Bontoab Pi Tngai Baek Bong Tov Oun Min Aach Pderm Jia Mouy Neak Pseng
After the day i go and break up with you, i cant start with another person

ព្រោះចិត្តនៅសម្ដែង ថានៅស្នេហ៍បងរហូតក្ស័យប្រាណ
Proas Jet Nov Somdaeng Tha Nov Snei Bong Rohot Ksaey Bran
Because my heart still shows that i still love you until i die

ចាំមនុស្សមិនចេះស្មោះ រស់រកសុខមិនបាន
Jam Mnus Min Jes Smoas, Ros Rok Sok Min Ban
Waiting for a person that doesnt know honesty, live searching happiness is impossible

ទោះចាំយូរប៉ុន្មានក៏គេលែងមក
Toas Jam Yor Bonman Kor Ke Laeng Mok
Even if wait how long so he gives up coming
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by Freightdog » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:08 am

Cheers, Jamie
Jeez, they like some depressing songs! It's a wonder there's not more Khmer jumping alongside the suicidal expats in the country
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:56 am

Freightdog wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:08 am
Cheers, Jamie
Jeez, they like some depressing songs! It's a wonder there's not more Khmer jumping alongside the suicidal expats in the country
no worries
oh, and sadly there are lol
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Re: Cambodian Song Lyrics (requests welcome)

Post by CBEQ » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:23 pm

Did a search to see if this was translated yet. As you can imagine "sneaha" shows up a lot in a search. It is one of my top 5 favorite songs from that golden era.

Mind translating it?

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