Learn Thai

Exploring Asia is probably going to involve learning a new alphabet, wherever you're going, and Thai is no exception. Thai is a tonal language and adds words to the end of sentences to denote politeness, so watch out that you pronounce every syllable. uTalk will get you talking immediately - so have a go!

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Where Is It Spoken?

Thailand

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Number Of Speakers

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Tai-Kadai

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Fun facts about Thai

  • Politeness in Thai is shown by adding the particle 'krap' (for men) or 'ka' (for women) at the end of most sentences.

  • It’s OK to ask someone’s age when you meet them. This is because there are lots of ways of saying ‘you’ in Thai and you need to make sure you get the right one!

  • There are no spaces between words in Thai: a space indicates the end of a phrase.

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