Thai: ลา ก่อน!

Ok … Thai time’s over. This language wasn’t what I thought it was going to be. I assumed it would be a carbon copy of Khmer, but it had a few surprises. Not enough of them though … SUMMARY: Thai appeared over 700 years ago in the Buddhist Sukhotai kingdom, which is what Thailand was […]

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Cambodian/Khmer: Joom-reap leah!

So … I won’t attempt to write anything in the Khmer script this time. It took me several hours to review and post the alphabet alone for the previous entry. My feelings about Khmer in general are likely predictable … SUMMARY: Khmer is spoken by roughly 15 million people around the world, almost exclusively in […]

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