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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Kráp and kâ

Posted in: Thai Language on September 21, 2010

In Thai language, “kráp” or “kâ” are pronounced with a short vowel. They have no meaning. We say them at the end of every sentence to show politeness and respect to the person you are talking with.



You

Posted in: Culture, Thai Language on September 2, 2010

The word for “you” in Thai is “kun”, but this is not the only word we use to refer to people. In Thailand, for respect to older people we call them “you” by many different words to make it more … Continue reading