Khmer Nouns

If you're trying to learn Khmer Nouns which is also called Cambodian, check our courses about Nouns and Words... to help you with your Khmer grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Khmer. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Khmer Nouns

Learning the Khmer Nouns is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Khmer language. But first we need to know what the role of Nouns is in the structure of the grammar in Khmer.

Khmer nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsKhmer Nouns
nouns
នាម
my car
រថយន្ត/ឡានរបស់ខ្ញុំ
green car
រថយន្ត/ឡានពណ៌បៃតង
three cars
រថយន្ត/ឡានចំនួនបីគ្រឿង
car garage
ចំណតរថយន្ត
outside the car
ខាងក្រៅរថយន្ត

Notice the structure of the Nouns in Khmer.

List of Nouns in Khmer

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Khmer placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Khmer vocabulary.

English NounsKhmer Nouns
arm
ដៃ
back
ខ្នង
cheeks
ថ្ពាល់
chest
ទ្រូង
chin
ចង្កា
ear
ត្រចៀក
elbow
កែងដៃ
eye
ភ្នែក
face
មុខ
finger
ម្រាមដៃ
fingers
ម្រាមដៃច្រើន
foot
ជើង
hair
សក់
hand
ដៃ
head
ក្បាល
heart
បេះដូង
knee
ក្បាលជង្គង់
leg
ជើង
lip
បបូរមាត់
mouth
មាត់
neck
nose
ច្រមុះ
shoulder
ស្មា
stomach
ពោះ
teeth
ធ្មេញ (ច្រើន)
thigh
ភ្លៅ
throat
បំពង់ក
thumb
មេដៃ
toe
មេជើង
tongue
អណ្តាត
tooth
ធ្មេញ

Nouns and Words have a very important role in Khmer. Once you're done with the Cambodian Nouns, you might want to check the rest of our Khmer lessons here: Learn Khmer. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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