Khmer Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Khmer. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: ខ្ញុំ
You: អ្នក
He: គាត់
She: នាង
We: ពួកយើង
puok yeung
You (pl.): អ្នក(ពហុវចនៈ)
anak( phovochn)
They: ពួកគេ

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: ខ្ញុំស្រលាញ់អ្នក
khnhom sralanh anak
She is beautiful: នាងស្អាត
neang saat
We are happy: ពួកយើងសប្បាយចិត្ត
puok yeung sabbaychett
They are dancing: ពួកគេកំពុងរាំ
puokke kampoung roam

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: ខ្ញុំ
You: លោក
Him: គាត់
Her: គាត់
Us: ពួកយើង
puok yeung
You (pl.): អ្្នក(ពហុវចនៈ)
a n k( phovochn)
Them: ពួកគេ

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: ឲ្យលោកទូរស័ព្ទមកខ្ញុំ
aoy lok toursapt mk khnhom
I can give you my email: ខ្ញុំអាចឲ្យអាសយដ្ឋានរបស់ខ្ញុំទៅអ្នក
khnhom ach aoy asayodthan robsakhnhom tow anak
Tell him to call me: ប្រាប់គាត់ឲ្យទូរស័ព្ទមកខ្ញុំ
brab keat aoy toursapt mk khnhom
Can you call us?: តើអ្នកអាចទូរស័ព្ទមកកាន់ពួកយើងបានទេ?
tae anak ach toursapt mokkan puok yeung ban te?

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: របស់ខ្ញុំ
Your: របស់អ្នក
robsa anak
His: របស់គាត់
robsa keat
Her: របស់នាង
robsa neang
Our: របស់យើង
robsa yeung
Your (pl.): របស់អ្នក(ពហុវចនៈ)
robsa anak( phovochn)
Their: របស់ពួកគេ
robsa puokke

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: លេខទូរស័ព្ទរបស់ខ្ញុំគឺ…
lekhtoursapt robsakhnhom ku...
His email is . . .: អាសយដ្ឋានអ៊ីម៉ែលរបស់ខ្ញុំគឺ…
asayodthan ai me l robsakhnhom ku...
Our dream is to visit Spain: ពួកយើងមានសុបិនចង់ទៅលេងប្រទេសអេស្ប៉ាញ
puok yeung mean soben chng tow leng bratesa esbanh
Their country is beautiful: ប្រទេសរបស់ពួកគេស្រស់ស្អាត
bratesa robsa puokke srasa saat

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: របស់ខ្ញុំ
Yours: របស់អ្នក
robsa anak
His: របស់គាត់
robsa keat
Hers: របស់នាង
robsa neang
Ours: របស់យើង
robsa yeung
Yours (pl.): របស់អ្នក(ពហុវចនៈ)
robsa anak( phovochn)
Theirs: របស់ពួកគេ
robsa puokke

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: សៀវភៅនេះជារបស់ខ្ញុំ
sievphow nih chea robsakhnhom
Is this pen yours?: តើប៊ិចនេះជារបស់អ្នកឬ?
tae bich nih chea robsa anak ryy?
The shoes are hers: ស្បែកជើងនេះជារបស់នាង
sbekcheung nih chea robsa neang
Victory is ours: ជ័យជំនះជារបស់ពួកយើង
chychomneah chea robsa puok yeung

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