While the social title in the country are using many and many from the civil people up to royal worker, including the monks, Cambodian Royal Academy of Cambodia said it is studying this topic.Dr. Sum Chhum Bun, Secretary of Royal Academy of Cambodia said we are studying this topic in order to understand of original of these social titles and their meaning.
According to Dr. Sum Chhum Bun, Cambodian’s social title today has been used so many such as Samdech, Ouknha, Samdech Barva Setha, Samdech Krom Preah etc. All of these social title have been used from simple people to the monk.
“In order to know, do this social title use properly or not, who could apply these social title, what are the social title’s meaning, this is our research question”, he said.
According to Dr. Sum Chhum Bun, this study is processing around 50 percent, but Royal Academy of Cambodia doesn’t know exactly when it is going to finish, because of the funding.