Friday, June 17, 2016

TAKE A PEEK: WRITING KHMER SCRIPT

We have our next round of exams on Tuesday where we will be tested on our ability to read and write in Khmer script. It's been a lot of hard work to learn how to make the squiggly consonants, when to use subscripts and which vowels go to the left, which to the right, which on top or below...or all of the above! Yet, we are now able to write some simple sentences using entirely Khmer script. We thought you might like to take a peek.

David writes a couple sentences (with English translation and a rough phonetic rendering written below):


PS. Hit the button on the bottom right corner to make the video bigger.