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Thai to English and English to Thai Translation Services
* The written Thai language was introduced in 1283 by Ramkamhaeng, the third king of the Sukothai period and has undergone very little changes since that time.
* The Thai script is a syllabic alphabet based on the Brahmi script as well as Pali, Sanskrit and Indian concepts, the consonants are written without spaces from left to right and the vowels are arranged above, below, before, or after the corresponding consonant, or in a combination of positions.
* The modern Thai alphabet has 44 consonants, 32 vowels of which 15 are basic vowel characters, 4 tone marks, 2 diacritics and 10 decimal digits.
* Although Thai is a tonal language much like Chinese, it differs in that it is an alphabetic system so the pronunciation of a word has nothing to do with its meaning.
Samples of Thai Translation and Interpretation Services
* Translation services into Thai is popular for exports.
About the Thai Language
* Thai is part of the Tai language family which falls under the much larger Austric group of languages, and is also referred to as Siamese.
* It is believed that the spoken language originated from the region which divides Vietnam and China, although there is a lot of debate about the actual origins of the Thai people.
* Approximately 85% of the residents of Thailand are native Thai speakers, with small communities in the USA, UAE and Singapore bringing the total number of native Thai speakers to around 50 million people.
* Early Thai was a Chinese influenced, tonal and monosyllabic language that absorbed a number of Mon and Old Khmer words during the Dvaravati period, later absorbing polysyllabic Sanskrit and a large number of Pali words and phrases with minor additions from foreign traders and Chinese immigrants.
* The four major regional dialects in Thailand are Southern Thai which is spoken in the southern provinces, Northern Thai which is spoken in the northern provinces that once formed part of the independent Lannathai kingdom, North Eastern Thai which is much like the Lao language and the most commonly used and understood Siamese Thai which is also referred to as Central or Bangkok Thai.
* There are four major dialects, however there are also five different registers that are only used in certain social contexts or circumstances which include Royal Thai, Religious Thai, Formal or Elegant Thai, Rhetorical Thai, and Common or Street Thai.
Interesting Facts about Thai
* Thailand is home to one tenth of all the animal species on Earth.
* The full ceremonial name of Bangkok is 169 characters long and is referred to as Krung Thep Maha Nakho by Thai nationals.