How to use Cambodian in a sentence
The salient feature of Cambodian geography is the large lake Tonle-Sao, in a depression 68 m.
The Cambodian is his own artificer and self-sufficing so far as his own needs are concerned.
Leclere, Les codes cambodgiens (2 vols., Paris, 1898), and other works on Cambodian law; Francis Garnier, Voyage d'exploration en IndoChine (Paris, 1873).
His complexion is tawny, darker than that of the Chinese, but clearer than that of the Cambodian; his hair is black, coarse and long; his skin is thick; his forehead low; his skull slightly depressed at the top, but well developed at the sides.
Of this total about 3,000,000 are Siamese, about 2,000,000 Laos, about 400,000 Chinese, 115,000 Malay, 80,000 Cambodian and the rest Burmese, Indian, Mohn, Karen, Annamite, Kache, Lawa and others.Advertisement
This is corroborated by Javan records, which describe a" Cambodian "invasion about 1340; but Cambodia was itself invaded about this time by the Siamese, who took Angkor and held it for a time, carrying off 90,000 captives.
The current Siamese characters are derived from the more monumental Cambodian alphabet, which again owes its origin to the alphabet of the inscriptions, an offshoot of the character found on the stone monuments of southern India in the 6th and 8th centuries.
The sacred books of Siam are still written in the Cambodian character.
In the effort to escape from the vulgar, words of Sanskrit origin have been freely adopted and many Cambodian words are also used.
Foreign histories include a work on Pegu, a few tales of Cambodian kings and recently published class-books on European history compiled by the educational department.Advertisement
He elaborated a theory of Toltec migrations and considered the prehistoric Mexican to be of Asiatic origin, because of observed similarities to Japanese architecture, Chinese decoration, Malaysian language and Cambodian dress, &c.
The population is about 5000, two-thirds Cambodian and the remainder Chinese and Siamese.
The language is Cambodian.
There is also a dearth of creative talent in the wake of the Cambodian genocide.
In 1941, on the assumption that he would prove suitably pliable, the French installed 19 year-old Prince Sihanouk on the Cambodian throne.Advertisement
Cambodia - Hmong Stories This site offers a treasure trove of traditional Hmong, Cambodian and Vietnamese stories.
Cambodian idiom bears a likeness to some of the aboriginal dialects of south Indo-China; it is agglutinate in character and rich in vowel-sounds.
Cambodian writing is syllabic and complicated.
I was following the Cambodian rules of the road and found myself stationary in oncoming bike traffic.
Son Maddox was adopted in 2002 from a Cambodian orphanage.Advertisement
Although some agencies only serve English-speaking Californians, other agencies provide counseling to people who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Arabic, among other languages.
Some people may think this tattoo is reminiscent of Angelina Jolie's Buddhist Pali tat that is written in Cambodian and runs vertically on her left shoulder blade.