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Help with Khmer-English Translation

  • bleucheese

    Joined Travelfish
    4th September, 2009
    Posts: 3

    I will be traveling to Cambodia for a few weeks and I have a sever nut allergy. I am hoping someone can help translate this: "I cannot eat any nuts especially peanuts and peanut oil. I can die if I eat peanuts or peanut oil. If your kitchen uses peanut oil or peanuts, I should not eat here or there will be an emergency. Thank you."
    Its actually not quite that severe- I react very quickly, vomit and have a sore stomach for a day, but I would like to avoid that situation as much as possible. I am very adventurous with eating but alas, I am limited by this debilatating allergy.

    THANKS

    BC

    #1 Posted: 4/9/2009 - 09:45

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  • Sparts

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    I certainly can;t help too much, but a quick search on goolge throws up a few sites that claim to translate.
    However, if I were you I'd fire off a quick email to the Cambodian Embassy and ask them to do it.

    http://www.cambodianembassy.org.uk/
    They should be happy enough to help you, they emailed me back within 24hrs when I had a question for them.

    #2 Posted: 15/9/2009 - 05:22

  • marigeri

    Joined Travelfish
    25th June, 2006
    Posts: 23

    khniom hot ban niam sundaek dey; prossen khniom niam khniom tchou nah!
    but try just khniom hot ban niam peanut;
    there is peanut in some sauce but i don t think they cook with peanut oil:
    don t worry to much about this; most of the place someone can speak english;
    or you just can show peanuts sample;;; and say khniom (me) hot bahn niam nee!

    #3 Posted: 15/9/2009 - 05:46

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