Sentence Examples

  • (iii.) The Khmers or Cambodians, whose languages appear to belong to the Man-Annam group, form a relatively ancient kingdom, much reduced in the last few centuries by the advance of the Siamese and now a French protectorate.
  • M.; its population at 1,500,000, of whom some three-quarters are Cambodians, the rest Chinese, Annamese, Chams, Malays, and aboriginal natives.
  • The Cambodians have a far more marked affinity with their Siamese than with their Annamese neighbours.
  • Morose, superstitious, and given to drinking and gambling, the Cambodians are at the same time clean, fairly intelligent, proud and courageous.
  • Though disinclined to work, the Cambodians make good hunters and woodsmen.