The /ai/ sound in Thai have two forms; 1. ใ is called สระไอไม้ม้วน /sà-rà ai máai mûan/ 2. ไ is called สระไอไม้มลาย /sà-rà ai máai má-laai/ Those who have just started to read and write Thai language might get confused when to use ใ or ไ . The good news is there are only 20 words that use " ใ ". Every Thai student has to remember these 20 words by reciting a poem in … [Read more...] about 20 Words with Mai Muan ใ
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The Full Name of Bangkok
The real name of Bangkok is the longest city name on Earth. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and the largest city in the kingdom. Thai people don't call this city Bangkok, it is commonly called in Thai กรุงเทพมหานคร "Krung Thep Maha Nakhon", or just กรุงเทพฯ "Krung Thep". When the King Rama I (The founder and the first monarch of the reigning House of … [Read more...] about The Full Name of Bangkok
Learn Thai – Passive Voice
In Thai language, passive voice sentences are used in the bad circumstances only. For example; she was deceived, the thief was arrested. etc. The pattern of passive voice sentence is: the action reciever + ถูก /tùuk/ + the doer + verb or the action reciever + โดน /doan/ + the doer + verb … [Read more...] about Learn Thai – Passive Voice
Thai National Labor Day
Thai National Labor Day in Thai language is วันแรงงานแห่งชาติ /wan raeng ngaan hàeng châad/. The Thai government declared May 1 as National Labor Day in 1935 (30 เมษายน 2499) . It is a public holiday, and as such government businesses and banks will be closed. Employees are given a day off to celebrate this occasion. Learn Thai with Mod's key … [Read more...] about Thai National Labor Day
VIDEO: Learn Thai – How Many?
I suggest you to review the previous one first then study this one, that would help you understand this lesson quicker : ) Review the previous lesson - How to use classifier when counting HOW MANY? Pattern : noun + กี่ gìi + classifier … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Learn Thai – How Many?