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by thelost
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia
Replies: 48
Views: 1623

Re: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia

That thing is called ដើមបាយស្រី derm bai srey or បាយស្រី bai srey, it's an offering and usually made of banana parts, flowers and other food offerings.
by thelost
Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia
Replies: 48
Views: 1623

Re: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia

Little shrines, they call them Katoom Nek Taa, they're in front of house. I didn't mean those shrines, I meant the small ones made of plant materials you see near trees, streams etc that are probably more related to Neak Ta. Oh that. They give offerings to the spirits that lives in those areas to a...
by thelost
Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia
Replies: 48
Views: 1623

Re: Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia

There's even more of a crossover when it comes to beliefs in ancient tree-spirits, water-spirits, the ghost that inhabits the base of Buddha statues etc. Pchum Ben is a good example, as far as I know it doesn't exist outside the kingdom and has no basis in any Buddhist canons. If you've spent a bit...
by thelost
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Parenting in Cambodia
Replies: 63
Views: 1925

Re: Parenting in Cambodia

Thai, I assume.

He's look kreuang.
by thelost
Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Parenting in Cambodia
Replies: 63
Views: 1925

Re: Parenting in Cambodia

I suspect it's to do with her school peers and other people. Cambodians can be very...insidious. They'll probably tease her about being half caste or korn kat.
by thelost
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: "koah kshal" Rubbing away the sickness...
Replies: 62
Views: 5568

Re: RE: Re:

Can you give us a run down on your experience ? How does it feel ? Does it hurt ? Make you sweat or what ? Is it what you expected, and how does it make you feel better ? Signed Curious :popcorn: Doesn't hurt much. Doesn't make me sweat. It's expected. I don't know how it makes me feel better, prob...
by thelost
Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Cambodian Culture and Language
Topic: Important Conjunction Words
Replies: 10
Views: 485

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: 35
Views: 1317

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...

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