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What you should know about November in Thai

What you should know about November in Thai

November in Thai is พฤศจิกายน pronounced préut-sà-jì-gaa-yon. Like all months (เดือน deuan) in Thai that have 30 days, it ends with ยน (yon). The abbreviated version of พฤศจิกายน is พ.ย. The beginning of พฤศจิกายน is พฤศจิก (préut-sà-jìk) meaning scorpion coming from...

What you should know about May in Thai

What you should know about May in Thai

May in Thai is พฤษภาคม pronounced préut-sà-paa kom. Like all months (เดือน deuan) in Thai that have 31 days, it ends with คม (kom). The abbreviated version of พฤษภาคม is พ.ค. The beginning of พฤษภาคม is พฤษภ (préut)...

What you should know about April in Thai

What you should know about April in Thai

April in Thai is เมษายน pronounced may-săa-yon. Like all months (เดือน deuan) in Thai that have 30 days, it ends with ยน (yon.). The abbreviated version of เมษายน is เม.ย. The beginning of เมษายน is เมษ (mâyt) coming from the Aries zodiac...

What you should know about March in Thai

What you should know about March in Thai

March in Thai is มีนาคม pronounced mee-naa kom. Like all months (เดือน deuan) in Thai that have 31 days, it ends with คม (kom). The abbreviated version of มีนาคม is มี.ค. The beginning of มีนาคม is มีน (meen) coming...

What you should know about February in Thai

What you should know about February in Thai

February in Thai is กุมภาพันธ์ pronounced gum-paa pan. Since February has either 28 or 29 days, it is the only month that does not end with either ยน (yon) or คม (kom) and instead ends in พันธ์ pan. The abbreviated version...

What you should know about January in Thai

What you should know about January in Thai

January in Thai is มกราคม pronounced mók-gà-raa kom. Like all months (เดือน deuan) in Thai that have 31 days, it ends with คม (kom). The abbreviated version of มกราคม is ม.ค. The beginning of มกราคม is มกร (má-gon)...

Learn many words with โรง

Learn many words with โรง

The word โรง (rohng) means big hall or building in Thai. However, usually, you will see it as a part of a word. For example, โรงเรียน (rohng rian) meaning school. เรียน by itself means to study. Let's learn some more words that contain โรง พยาบาล pá-yaa-baan: Nurse *...

Why Thai isn’t as hard as you think

Why Thai isn’t as hard as you think

Starting to learn Thai might seem like a very daunting task.  You have to learn 44 new consonants, you have to learn different vowels, you have to learn about tones. However, you should not learn that scare you! In this post, I will explain why Thai isn’t as hard...

Thai Classifiers – 20 classifiers you should know

Thai Classifiers – 20 classifiers you should know

Learning Thai Classifiers (ลักษณนาม: lák-sà-nà-naam) is a very important part of learning Thai Grammar. When counting things in Thai you will have to use Classifiers. Technically, there are many Thai classifiers you will have to learn (see this list). However, in this...

Difference between ยาว and นาน

Difference between ยาว and นาน

A common mistake I see a lot of Thai learners make is not knowing the difference between ยาว and นาน (yaao and naan) and when to use each. ยาว and นาน both mean long but each word is used in different contexts. นาน naan นาน (naan) means long when talking about time....

The difference between เก่า and แก่

The difference between เก่า and แก่

When you search how to say 'old' in Thai, you might come across these two words เก่า and แก่ (gào and gàe). Do you know the difference between them and when to use each? แก่ gàe แก่ (gàe) is used when describing a person or an animal. If a person or animal is old you...

Transcript for a popular Thai video called Pineapple

Transcript for a popular Thai video called Pineapple

Hi everyone! Do you know this very popular short Thai video called pineapple? The full title of the youtube video is “สับปะรด” (Pineapple) หนังสั้นสร้างแรงบันดาลใจ โครงการสานรัก - meaning: Pineapple - Short movie that creates inspiration - A sanrak Project. It has...

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