<aside> 👋🏼 This website was compiled by Jared Ratcliff (click to check out his blog), and while it isn't a comprehensive list, it is the result of several years of language study. Blessings!

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Table of Contents តារាងមាតិកា

Learning Khmer រៀនភាសាខ្មែរ

This section includes resources for beginner/intermediate learners.

Learn To Type Khmer រៀនវាយអក្សរខ្មែរ

This Khmer typing course was prepared by Jared Ratcliff. This course is a great way to learn the Khmer Keyboard (NIDA layout) while practicing the Khmer alphabet at the same time! (Pro tip: Say the name of each letter out loud as you type it.) If you would like an account to save your progress, contact me with your request, as well as your first and last name, and I'll create one for you.

Wordlists

ℹ️ General Khmer terms and grammar

Christian Khmer terms

🛕 Buddhist Khmer terms

🏥 Medical Khmer terms

Khmer Lessons

📌 Khmer Lessons on YouTube: a YouTube page with TONS of lessons from a professional Khmer language teacher.

🔤 Alphabet App (Google Play / Apple App Store): learn the Khmer alphabet, vowels in lesson 1, consonants in lesson 2, then combinations of them. Cute songs with each lesson. See the note below.

Important note: Most Khmer vowels are “dependent”, and are attached to a consonant, written above, below, or around. These vowels actually have two sounds, one when used with consonants ending in “a” (ga, ka, ja …) and another when used with consonants ending in “o” (go, ko, jo …).

✏️ Alphabet Flashcards (Google Play): practice the Khmer alphabet sounds. Upgrade to Premium ($5) for more options, and the option to practice with the “moul” font, a popular, fancy Khmer font that looks very different from the standard letters.

More Alphabet Practice: Level 1 (Google Play / Apple), Level 2 (Google Play / Apple), Level 3 (Google Play / Apple), Level 4 (Apple)

Khmer Life ជីវិតខ្មែរ

This section includes resources created for native Khmer speakers, but which can also be very helpful in learning.

Khmer Bible and Hymnal សៀវភៅព្រះគម្ពីរខ្មែរនិងសៀវភៅចម្រៀង

This Android app was prepared by the Cambodia Adventist Mission. It contains both a Khmer Bible and the Khmer Adventist Hymnal. Open this website on your Android device to download and install the app (not available for iPhones).

Adventist World Radio - Khmer វិទ្យុអាត់វ៉ិនទីស្ទពិភពលោកពីទីក្រុងភ្នំពេញ

This podcast is produced by Adventist World Radio. You can listen online through their website, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.

Film

Acts of Kindness (Khmer Film)

God’s Story— The True Sacrifice (Bunong Film)

Bible Stories (Khmer Films, from Adventist Christians in Kratie)

Music

Khmer Kids Songs

🎶 Khmer Christian Music (not Kids-specific)

More music

Bible

Cambodian Bible Society

Khmer Jesus Storybook (for kids, free download)