5 Reasons for Learning to Read and Write Thai

1. You will learn all the sounds of the Thai alphabet Roman alphabet based languages don’t cover all the sounds we have in Thai. Especially the vowels.  They sound very familiar to one another and some of them are even impossible to actually write phonetically. Learning how to read is the best way to learn […]

Thai words that start with nam
14 Common Thai Words The Start with “น้ำ” [nám]
น้ำ [nám] means water, fluid or liquid. It also features in many other common words such as the 14 listed below. WordDefinition1. น้ำ [nám] + ใจ [jai] = น้ำใจwater + heart = kindness, spirit2. น้ำ [nám] + แข็ง [khɛ̌ɛŋ] = น้ำแข็งwater + hard, frozen, solid = ice3. น้ำ [nám] + ตก [dtòk] = น้ำตกwater + [...]
Lets talk about khii
Let’s talk about ขี้ [khîi] !
ขี้ [khîi] literally means excrement and it’s not a very polite word when used on its own. It’s actually more like the word “sh*t” in English. But it is commonly used to describe everyday bodily secretion such as: WordDefinition1. ขี้ตา [khîi dtaa]sleep (in your eyes)2. ขี้หู [khîi hǔu] ear wax3. ขี้มูก [khîi mûuk] snot4. ขี้ไคล [khîi [...]