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Background on the Current Problems of the Khmer Language
The Cambodian language is dying: the spoken language is either crude and earthy (to the point of offensiveness) or highly stylized (to the point of incomprehension); the written language is in crisis from carelessness and lack of development, mummified from antiquity, rattled by modernity.
And no one is doing anything about it.
[...] If used at all, the comma is inserted with great reluctance or inconfidence because its function is not widely understood.
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Use of COMMAS (,) in many languages (including Khmer):
Mainly, to avoid confusion. Commas are used for clarity, because that is the goal of communication!),
Use commas to separate words and word groups with a series of three or more.
Khmer Grammar -- Punctuation
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Examples of use of commas in established Khmer dictionaries:
Dictionary by Preah Sang Chuon Nath, 1967
Use of commas by Preah Sang Chuon Nath, a page from 1967 dictionary above
The Catholic University of America Press, Inc. Copyright 1977
Example from 1977 Khmer-English dictionary above, compiled by both Khmer and non-Khmer expert linguists.
Dictionary of Synonyms published by the National Language Institute, 2007
Use of commas by the 2007 dictionary above.
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