Khmer Pronouns

If you're trying to learn Khmer Pronouns which is also called Cambodian, check our courses about Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns... 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 Pronouns

Learning the Khmer Pronouns 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 Pronouns is in the structure of the grammar in Khmer.

Khmer pronouns include personal pronouns (refer to the persons speaking, the persons spoken to, or the persons or things spoken about), indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns (connect parts of sentences) and reciprocal or reflexive pronouns (in which the object of a verb is being acted on by verb's subject). Here are some examples:

English PronounsKhmer Pronouns
Pronouns
សព្វនាម
I
ខ្ញុំ
you
លោក/អ្នក
he
គាត់
she
នាង
we
យើង
they
ពួកគេ
me
ខ្ញុំ
you
លោក/អ្នក
him
គាត់
her
គាត់
us
យើង
them
ពួកគេ
my
របស់ខ្ញុំ
your
របស់លោក/អ្នក
his
របស់គាត់
her
របស់នាង
our
របស់យើង
their
របស់ពួកគេ
mine
របស់ខ្ញុំ
yours
របស់លោក/អ្នក
his
របស់គាត់
hers
របស់នាង
ours
របស់យើង
theirs
របស់ពួកគេ

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Khmer.

List of Pronouns in Khmer

Below is a list of the Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns in Khmer placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Khmer vocabulary.

English PronounsKhmer Pronouns
I speak
ខ្ញុំនិយាយ
you speak
លោក/អ្នកនិយាយ
he speaks
គាត់និយាយ
she speaks
នាងនិយាយ
we speak
យើងនិយាយ
they speak
ពួកគេនិយាយ
give me
ឱ្យខ្ញុំ
ឱ្យលោក/អ្នក
give him
ឱ្យគាត់
give her
ឱ្យនាង
give us
ឱ្យយើង
give them
ឱ្យពួកគេ
my book
សៀវភៅរបស់ខ្ញុំ
your book
សៀវភៅរបស់លោក/អ្នក
his book
សៀវភៅរបស់គាត់
her book
សៀវភៅរបស់នាង
our book
សៀវភៅរបស់យើង
their book
សៀវភៅរបស់ពួកគេ

Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns have a very important role in Khmer. Once you're done with the Cambodian Pronouns, 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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