Thai script - According to tradition it was created in 1283 by King Ramkhamhaeng. (Image and text from " - writing systems and languages of the world")

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There are 44 Thai consonants, each grouped into low, middle or high. Each consonant is named after a Thai word, like 'Gor Gai', Gor being the sound the consonant makes, and Gai the word for chicken...

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Learn the language and history of my heritage as well as teach my children. Thai language poster. How children learn Thai.

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Thai (ภาษาไทย) is a Tai-Kadai language spoken by about 65 million people mainly in Thailand (ประเทศไทย), and also in the Midway Islands, Singapore, the UAE and the USA. The Royal Thai General System of Transcription (RTGS), the official standard for the romanisation of Thai, is used here. Many other romanisation systems are used elsewhere. (...)

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Thai alphabet poster - just the 44 consonants! There are also 15 symbols for vowels which can be combined to make about 28 vowel sounds. In addtion, Thai is a tonal language - so there are four tonal marks. 1321593805.jpg 500×700 pixels

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