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Most Cambodians leave the end off words. Then when they write them, they sometimes spell them the way they say them.

Like Restaurang.

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Why use two words when you can use one. like Forent.

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Can you see anything funny with this?

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Here it is up close.

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One of the places on the beach, when there was a beach, used to sell Buggers.
Who let all of this riff-raff into the room?

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Saw this beauty in TTP area...

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my wife likes to put money sideways....aside.
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explorer wrote: Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:58 am Most Cambodians leave the end off words.
You want massa? Eh, massa you! :plus1:
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You eat ri
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Lychee. Spent a few minutes of confused looks cashier when I tried to order the Lychee drink.

Missus had the step in with Li Chi.

Confusion lifted on her face.

I wasn’t pronouncing it the proper Khmer English way.
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newkidontheblock wrote: Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:11 am Lychee. Spent a few minutes of confused looks cashier when I tried to order the Lychee drink.

Missus had the step in with Li Chi.

Confusion lifted on her face.

I wasn’t pronouncing it the proper Khmer English way.
I pronounce it "li chi", is there any other way?
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hanno wrote:I pronounce it "li chi", is there any other way?
The way I learned it is ‘lie chee’

From the Heritage American Dictionary.
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newkidontheblock wrote: Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:26 am
hanno wrote:I pronounce it "li chi", is there any other way?
The way I learned it is ‘lie chee’

From the Heritage American Dictionary.
According to The Cambridge Dictionary, you can pronounce lychee two ways. The British say "lie-chee," while Americans say "lee-chee." Indeed, the British way of pronouncing it sounds quite elegant and sophisticated, like the fruit itself. ... There is no one way to pronounce lychee correctly.
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