I was able to find a PDF in Khmer language(a.k.a. Cambodian language). However, when I tried to upload it into my kindle, it turns everything into gibberish. I've looked around and there aren't many resources when it comes to uploading Khmer books into kindle.

I tried using Calibre and also to transfer the book by pasting it directly into the Kindle's download folder, but it sorts of translate everything into English gibberish. I believe I need to manually add the language in first, but I'm not sure how.

Some said the kindle will know what to download when you upload a foreign language book, but it's not working in my case.


Try loading the text into a PDF viewer that lets you print the PDF as a PDF image, e.g. the free PDF-XChange Viewer.

Print PDF as Image

Alternatively, install the needed Khmer fonts on the Kindle. If you open the PDF in a text editor, you should see, somewhere in the docuiment, any special fonts it uses.

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