Thai Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Thai alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Thai letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Thai contains 26 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

Thai Consonants

[k]

like
ko kai 
[kh]

like
kho khai 
[kh]

like
kho khuat 
[kh]

like
kho khwai 
[kh]

like
kho khon 
[kh]

like
kho ra-khang 
[ng]

like
ngo ngu 
[ch]

like
cho chan 
[ch]

like
cho ching 
[ch]

like
cho chang 
[s]

like
so so 
[ch]

like
cho choe 
[y]

like
yo ying 
[d]

like
do cha-da 
[t]

like
to pa-tak 
[th]

like
tho than 
[th]

like
tho montho 
[th]

like
tho phu-thao 
[n]

like
no nen 
[d]

like
do dek 
[t]

like
to tao 
[th]

like
tho thung 
[th]

like
tho thahan 
[th]

like
tho thong 
[n]

like
no nu 
[b]

like
bo baimai 
[p]

like
po pla 
[ph]

like
pho phueng 
[f]

like
fo fa 
[ph]

like
pho phan 
[f]

like
fo fan 
[ph]

like
pho sam-phao 
[m]

like
mo ma 
[y]

like
yo yak 
[r]

like
ro ruea 
[l]

like
lo ling 
[w]

like
wo waen 
[s]

like
so sala 
[s]

like
so rue-si 
[s]

like
so suea 
[h]

like
ho hip 
[l]

like
lo chu-la 
[*]

like
o ang 
[h]

like
ho nok-huk 

Thai Vowels

After looking into the consonanct, now let's look at the vowels in Thai.

[a]

like
nut
– –[o]

like
boat
–รร[an]

like
tun
–รร–[a]

like
nut
–รรม[am]

like
hum
–ว–[ua]

like
newer
–วย[uai]

like
buoy
–อ[o]

like
saw
–็อ–[o]

like
not
–อย[oi]

like
boy
–ะ[a]

like
nut
–ั –[a]

like
nut
–ัย[ai]

like
hi
–ัว[ua]

like
newer
–ัวะ[ua]

like
sewer
–า[a]

like
father
–าย[ai]

like
bye
–าว[ao]

like
now
–ำ[am]

like
sum
–ิ[i]

like
greedy
–ิว[io]

like
new
–ี[i]

like
see
–ึ[ue]

like
hue
–ื[ue]

like
fur
–ุ[u]

like
look
–ู[u]

like
too
เ–[e]

like
lame
เ–็ –[e]

like
neck
เ–ะ[e]

like
neck
เ–ย[oei]

like
burn
เ–อ[oe]

like
burn
เ–อะ[oe]

like
the
เ–ิ –[oe]

like
the
เ–ว[eo]

like
rainbow
เ–า[ao]

like
cow
เ–าะ[o]

like
not
เ–ีย[ia]

like
ear
เ–ียะ[ia]

like
ear
เ–ียว[iao]

like
trio
เ–ือ[uea]

like
pure
เ–ือะ[uea]

like
pure
แ–[ae]

like
ham
แ–ะ[ae]

like
at
แ–็ –[ae]

like
at
แ–ว[aeo]

like
โ–[o]

like
go
โ–ะ[o]

like
poke
ใ–[ai]

like
I
ไ–[ai]

like
I
[rue]

like
Krishna
ฤๅ[rue]

like
[lue]

like
leak

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the alphabet in Thai. Please check the next lesson below. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here.

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