Khmer Questions

If you're trying to learn Khmer Questions which is also called Cambodian, check our courses about Questions and interrogative expressions... 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 Questions

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

Khmer questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsKhmer Questions
Questions
សំណួរ
how?
ដូចម្តេច / យ៉ាងដូចម្តេច?
what?
អ្វី?
who?
អ្នកណា/នរណា?
why?
ហេតុអ្វី?
where?
នៅឯណា?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Khmer.

List of Questions in Khmer

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

English QuestionsKhmer Questions
where is he?
គាត់នៅឯណា?
what is this?
តើនេះ គឺជាអ្វី
why are you sad?
ហេតុអ្វី្ បានជាលោក/អ្នក មិនសប្បាយចិត្ត
how do you want to pay?
តើលោក/អ្នក បង់ប្រាក់យ៉ាងដូចមេ្តច?
can I come?
តើខ្ញុំអាចមកបានទ?
is he sleeping?
តើគាត់កំពុងតែដេកឬ?
do you know me?
តើលោក/អ្នកស្គាល់ខ្ញុំដែរឬទេ?
do you have my book?
តើលោក/អ្នកមានសៀវភៅរបស់ខ្ញុំឬទេ?
how big is it?
តើវាមានទំហំប៉ុន្មាន?
can I help you?
តើខ្ញុំអាចជួយលោក/អ្នកបានទ?
can you help me?
តើលោក/អ្នក អាចជួយខ្ញុំបានទ?
do you speak English?
លោក/អ្នក និយាយភាសាអង់គ្លេសដែរឫទេ។
how far is this?
តើមានចម្ងាយប៉ុន្មាន?
what time is it?
តើម៉ោងប៉ុន្មានហើយ​?
how much is this?
តើវាថ្លាប៉ុន្មាន
what is your name?
តើលោក/អ្នក ឈ្មោះអ្វី?
where do you live?

Questions and interrogative expressions have a very important role in Khmer. Once you're done with the Cambodian Questions, 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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