Thai language resources – Language Links Database

The Thai Language - Thai, Central Thai (historically Siamese; Thai: ภาษาไทย), is the official language of Thailand and the first language of the Central Thai people. It is a member of the Tai group of the Kra–Dai language family, and one of over 60 languages of Thailand. Over half of Thai vocabulary is derived from or borrowed from Pali, Sanskrit, Mon and Old Khmer. It is a tonal and analytic language, similar to Chinese and Vietnamese.

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Native speakers: 20 to 36 million (2000) 44 million L2 speakers with Lanna, Isan, Southern Thai, Northern Khmer and Lao (2001)

Official language in: Thailand, Asean

Thai Grammar & Vocabulary

  • LearnWithOliver - Thai audio flashcard system
  • Forvo - Collection of Thai words pronounced by native speakers
  • Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Thai vocabulary
  • Omniglot - Basic overview of Thai with alphabet and useful links
  • Lingo Ninja - "The largest Thai Grammar Resource on the internet"

Digitized Thai Grammar Books

Thai Dictionaries

Thai Listening and Video Resources



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