Sawatdii Bpii Mai ka, สวัสดีปีใหม่ค่ะ In Thailand, we also use Chineses Lunar Calender. The Chinese calendar determines the day that a year assumes the name of the next animal in the twelve-year animal cycle; so by this system, year names are repeated every 12 years. People who were born in each of those years will have certain characteristics of those animals. Legend has it … [Read more...] about It’s the Year of the Rabbit!
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Hi everyone, Basic reuests for information can be prefaced by "kŏr-tôot " (excuse me) However, please always remind yourself to use polite particle for politenessas below: "kŏr-tôot kráp" for males. "kŏr-tôot kâ" for females. Example: kŏr-tôot kráp/kâ, hôrng-nám yùu tîi-năi kráp/ ká ขอโทษครับ/ค่ะ ห้องน้ำอยู่ที่ไหนครับ/คะ Excuse me, Where is the … [Read more...] about Requests for information
Sàwàtdii kâ This blog is here for all Thailand newbies, welcome:) Sà-wàt-dii is the greeting word that everyone will hear wherever you go in Thailand. The word is spoken with the Wai, indicated by pressing your palms together near your chest and bowing. The word is also spoken as a farewell as well. Sà-wàt-dii is always added by polite particles to show respect to the … [Read more...] about Sawatdii
Hi everyone, As a Thai person I think the landmark of Thailand is not beaches, mountains or waterfalls but it is 'Thai smile' :) The nickname of Thailand is 'the land of smile'. The minute that you step a foot in the country I am sure the first thing that you will see is a lovely welcome smile from a Thai person. With strangers most Thais are shy to talk to but they are … [Read more...] about Welcome to Thailand