Khmer

Khmer may refer to:

  • Srok Khmer, the modern Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Khmer people, the ethnic group to which the great majority of Cambodians belong
    • Khmer Krom, Khmer people living in the Delta and the Lower Mekong area
    • Khmer Loeu, the Mon-Khmer highland tribes in Cambodia
    • Northern Khmer people, or Khmer Surin of Northeast Thailand
  • Khmer language, the language of the Khmer and the official language of Cambodia
  • Khmer script, the script used to write the Khmer and Khmer Loeu languages
  • Khmer cuisine, the dominant cuisine in Cambodia
  • Khmer architecture, the architecture of Cambodia
  • Khmer Empire, which ruled much of Indochina from the 9th to the 13th centuries
  • Khmer Republic, the name of Cambodia from 1970 to 1975
  • Khmer Issarak, anti-French, Khmer nationalist political movement formed in 1945
  • Khmer Serei, anti-communist and anti-monarchist guerrilla force founded by Cambodian nationalist Son Ngoc Thanh
  • Khmer Sar (White Khmer), pro-US force formed by Khmer Republic's defence minister Sak Sutsakhan.
  • Khmer (album), a 1997 jazz album by Nils Petter Molvær

Political terms coined by Norodom Sihanouk based on the word 'Khmer':

  • Khmer Rouge, a Cambodian Communist political group and guerrilla movement
  • Khmer Viet Minh Cambodian communists who lived in exile in North Vietnam after the 1954 Geneva Conference.
  • Khmer Bleu, Sihanouk's domestic opponents on the right, whom he so named to distinguish them from his domestic opponents on the left, the 'Khmer Rouge'

Other articles related to "khmer":

Sihanoukville Province - History
... With the success of the Khmer Rouge guerrillas in April 1975, the port was the last place to be evacuated by the US army ... The US claimed that the ship was on international sea lanes, but the Khmer Rouge said that it was on Cambodian territory ... After the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, the port of Sihanoukville recovered a great importance in the development of the country ...
Sam Bith
2008) was a Cambodian guerrilla commander, convicted murderer for Khmer Rouge, and former deputy to its military head Ta Mok ... began that same year Bith was a general in the Royal Cambodian Army after defecting from the Khmer Rouge in 1996 ... claiming in court he had already been relieved of his position as a regional commander by Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot several weeks before the train ambush ...
Sralagn' Khmer
... Sralagn' Khmer is a Khmer language newspaper published in Cambodia with its headquarters in Phnom Penh This Asian newspaper-related article is a stub ...
Crocodile Man
... "Kropeu Charavan" with an "R" rather than an "L" in Khmer) is a widely acclaimed Cambodian horror film released in 1972 by Hui Keung ... It starred famous Khmer actress Dy Saveth ... It was released in Thailand and Hong Kong along with another 1972 Khmer film, The Snake King's Wife, which brought back a successful grossing ...