What does JKJ mean?
JKJ. Jack Killed Jill (band) JKJ. Jaddu Ki Jappi (Hindi: Magical Hug)
What is the meaning of the word Cambodia?
Origin of cambodia
From French Cambodge and Portuguese Camboja. Both these words are derived from Middle Khmer Kambuja (Modern Khmer, Kampuchea). Ultimately from Sanskrit काम्बोज (kāmbōja, “a tribe mentioned in Hindu scripture”).
What are Khmer greetings?
Cambodians traditionally greet each other with palms together, in a manner of prayer. They lift up their hands to the chest level and bow slightly. This is called Som Pas. In general, the higher the hands and lower the bow, the more respect is being shown.
What does Krong mean in Cambodia?
krong (town): More than 10,000 citizens – or a provincial capital.
What language do they speak in Cambodia?
The Khmer language, the national language of Cambodia, is a member of the Mon-Khmer family of languages spoken over vast area of mainland South-East Asia.
What does Bong mean in Cambodian?
Bong (bong) / “brother” or “sister”
Directly translating as “brother”, it is also used for women — although “sister” is bong srei — and can refer to a friend, peer, lover or someone slightly older. In Khmer, bong refers to “brothers”, “sisters”, “friends” and “peers”.
What’s your name in Cambodian?
English to Khmer: The Basics
|Sorry/Excuse me||Suom dtoh|
|What’s your name?||Nyek chmua ai?|
|My name is _____||Knyohm chmua _______|
|What time is it?||Tahl maong puon maan?|
How do you say thank you in Cambodia?
“Akun” has been the word of the day since our arrival in Cambodia. It is the traditional Cambodian way of saying ‘Thank you’ (in Khmer, the language of Cambodia) by placing the palms of the hands together like in a praying gesture.
What is a sangkat in Cambodia?
The communes of Cambodia (ឃុំ khum/សង្កាត់ sangkat) are the third-level administrative divisions in Cambodia. They are the subdivisions of the districts and municipalities of Cambodia. Communes and quarters can consist of as few as 3 or as many as 30 villages (phum), depending on the population.
What does Srok mean in Khmer?
Colloquially, Cambodians most often refer to their country as ស្រុកខ្មែរ (Khmer pronunciation: [srok kʰmae], Srok Khmer), meaning “The Land of the Khmers” or by using the slightly more formal formប្រទេសកម្ពុជា (Khmer pronunciation: [prɑteːh kampuciə], Prateh Kampuchea), literally “The Country of Cambodia”.
How many communes are in Cambodia?
Currently, the kingdom consists of a capital city, 24 provinces, 159 districts, 26 municipalities and 12 khans, 1406 communes and 227 sangkats.