Any French people who speak Khmer?

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Re: Any French people who speak Khmer

Post by prahocalypse now » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:10 pm

explorer wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:03 pm
I noticed this in the Wikipedia.

On 9 March 1945, during the Japanese occupation of Cambodia, young king Norodom Sihanouk proclaimed an independent Kingdom of Kampuchea, following a formal request by the Japanese. Shortly thereafter the Japanese government nominally ratified the independence of Cambodia and established a consulate in Phnom Penh. The new government did away with the romanisation of the Khmer language that the French colonial administration was beginning to enforce and officially reinstated the Khmer script.

It seems, at one time Khmer was written using the French alphabet.

Vietnamese was too, and still is.
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Re: Any French people who speak Khmer

Post by explorer » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:01 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:33 pm
Explorer, you make all kinds of wrong assumptions. The Vietnamese alphabet has nothing to do with the French alphabet.

It's based on mainly on Portuguese and has some Italian, Greek and Latin influences.
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Re: Any French people who speak Khmer

Post by Kinetic » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:00 pm

If you re french and you talk khmer it will sound like that.

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Re: Any French people who speak Khmer

Post by Kayve » Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:15 pm

Do you understand her khmer @Explorer ?
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