Khmer character notes

Updated 5 December, 2020

This page lists characters in the following Unicode blocks and gathers information about them from various sources.

See also the companion document, Khmer, for a summary of the Khmer script and its use for the Cambodian language.

The level of detail in the phonetic transcriptions shown below may vary according to the source. The transcriptions are generally intended to merely give an idea of the pronunciation.

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  1. [ d ] Peter T. Daniels and William Bright, The World's Writing Systems, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-507993-0
  2. [ g ] Richard Gilbert & Sovandy Hang, Cambodian for Beginners, Paiboon Publishing, ISBN 1-887521-35-6
  3. [ h ] Franklin Huffman, Cambodian System of Writing
  4. [ s ] SIL, The order of components in Khmer orthographical syllables
  5. [ u ] The Unicode Standard, Version 11, pp637-648
  6. [ w ] Wikipedia, Khmer alphabet