The Cambodian language is officially called “Khmer” and is spoken by the Khmer people as the official language of Cambodia. It is the second most widely spoken Austro-Asiatic language.

This original Hindi language has roots deep in many languages such as Khmer, Thai, Laotian, and Burmese. Khmer speakers number 12 million in Cambodia and about 21 million in the world.

Khmer has its own alphabet and differs from neighbouring languages.  It has 33 consonants and 23 vowels, however, there are many more consonants and vowels not included in the standard alphabet.