There are 33 consonants in modern Cambodian alphabet and 32 sub-consonants. The name of consonant is [aksɑɑ] or [pyʊəɲceanea]. There is no conjunct consonant for .The name of sub-consonant is [cəəŋ aksɑɑ] or [cəəŋ pyʊəɲceanea].Most of sub-consonants are easily recognized as modifications of their independent counterparts. There are used in combination with the dependent symbols to represent consonant clusters.
There are two classes of consonants /ɑɑ/ consonants and /ɔɔ/. There are fifteen /ɔɔ/ consonants (low Register) and eighteen /ɑɑ/ consonants (high Register).
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When combined with a vowel, the class of the consonant affects what vowel sound is rendered.
The pronunciation of a vowel symbol is determined by the series to which the initial consonant symbol belongs.