How is Thailand really pronounced?

Thailand is pronounced phonetically. It’s ‘Thighland,’ not ‘Tai-land. ‘”

Do you pronounce the h in Thailand?

Whilst in English we pronounce a “ph” sound like “f”, in Thailand the “h” is dropped, making it Koh Pee Pee, not Koh Fee Fee.

Is the H in Thailand silent?

It’s not silent. It makes the T aspirated, giving you just a bit of the classic H sound after the T. It just doesn’t form the totally new sound that TH does in English. Same for PH in Thai.

What is Thai writing called?

The Thai script (Thai: อักษรไทย, RTGS: akson thai) is the abugida used to write Thai, Southern Thai and many other languages spoken in Thailand.

Is it hard to learn Thai?

Thai Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

Ultimately, Thai is not much more difficult than other languages. There are some areas that can prove hard as we have just mentioned, but with perseverance and dedication, you can learn. Taking time to practice consistently is key.