How many vowels and consonants are there in Thai?
The Thai alphabet has 44 consonants and 21 sounds, and 32 vowels (30 on a keyboard). We will go over each of the sounds the letters make, and which tone rule they follow.
Is Thai difficult to learn?
The language, with its seemingly curlicue letters may look difficult at first glance, but with language apps, Youtube videos, and lessons via Skype, learning Thai is actually quite easy, and it’s highly recommended and possible to learn the language before setting foot in Southeast Asia.
How do I write my name in Thai?
The easiest way to write your name in Thai is to find a Thai letter that corresponds to the pronunciation of your Thai name.
- Anne – แอน
- Claire – แคลร์
- Denise – เดนิส
- Emma – เอ็มม่า
- Elizabeth – เอลิซาเบธ
- Julie – จูลี่
- Joy – จอย
- Kimberly – คิมเบอร์ลี
What are the 14 vowel sounds?
While we learn A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y, English, depending on speaker and dialect, is generally considered to have at least 14 vowel sounds. (Yeah, our spelling is a delightful hot mess.)
What is the consonant letter name for M in Thai?
-m. ม -n. ญ,ณ,น,ร,ล,ฬ -ng.