What does Oum Mean in Cambodian?
Oum/ pou (omm/ puu)/ Aunty/ uncle
Respect plays a major role in Cambodian society, and this is often reflected in the way people are addressed. Elders automatically command respect from those younger than them, and rather than being referred to as bong, they will be called aunty or uncle – oum or pou.
What does lop mean in Khmer?
cut, chop, hack, sever, crop, trim, slice, snip, slash, deduct, subtract, discount, reduce, decrease, lower. Antonyms: graft, attach. Found similar words: lop off.
Is Khmer hard to learn?
Khmer is a truly difficult language for Westerners to learn, harder than Mandarin to speak, and harder than anything other than Chinese or Japanese to read. There are several difficulties. First, many of the vowel sounds are unlike anything in a European language and are only subtly different from one another.
How do you greet someone in Cambodia?
Cambodians traditionally greet each other with palms together, in a manner of prayer. They lift up their hands to the chest level and bow slightly. This is called Som Pas. In general, the higher the hands and lower the bow, the more respect is being shown.
What does JKJ mean in Khmer?
It’s a Khmer swear word which means “Song or daughter of the b*tch”. People use it to curse someone they hate, or sometimes they like to use it with people close to them.
How do you say Grandma in Cambodian?
Cambodia: The official language is Khmer, and a grandma is Yeay or Yiey.
What are Khmer greetings?
The formal greeting in Khmer is “Choum reap sor” and should be said while sampeahing. (The more informal “Susaday” is reserved for casual situations and does not involve a sampeah.) “Choum reap lear” is the formal good-bye.
How do you pronounce Khmer in Khmer?
The correct pronunciation of Khmer in the Khmer language is Km-ah-eh.
What does JKJ mean?
|JKJ||Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc. (insurance)|
|JKJ||Jack Killed Jill (band)|
|JKJ||Jaddu Ki Jappi (Hindi: Magical Hug)|
|JKJ||JAERI (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)-KEK (Ko Enerugi Kasokuki Kenkyu Kiko) Joint Project (physics; Tsukuba, Japan)|