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วันครู : Wun~Kruu : Teacher’s Day

วันครู : Wun~Kruu : Teacher’s Day

The 16th of January is Teacher’s Day ( วันครู : Wun~Kruu) in Thailand. The purpose of Teacher’s Day is that we are reminded of the grace of our teachers who have taught us, our childhood school teachers or anyone we regard as our teacher. We acknowledge that teachers...
Guardian Goddess of Boats

Guardian Goddess of Boats

Mae Ya Nang   A belief of Mae Ya Nang or a Guardian goddess of boats in Thailand has existed for long time and was started by fishermen. We believe that every tree has a guardian (Nang Mai) who takes care like a nymph in Greek mythology. Once a tree is cut and...
Feeling Like a Thai (2)

Feeling Like a Thai (2)

Don’t Be Sad My second article on Feeling Like a Thai has been published on Women Can Learn Thai! This is the second in a series of posts I am writing that aim to help intermediate to advanced learners better understand the usage and learn more feeling words. A...
Respect & Body Language

Respect & Body Language

Thai Culture and Mannerisms I bet once you have heard that, “When you are in Rome, do as Romans do.” This kind of proverb is so classic and it is still useful up to this present time because in different regions, there are different beliefs and etiquettes, so it is...
The Real Meaning Of Sà-Wàd-Dee

The Real Meaning Of Sà-Wàd-Dee

Vocabulary, Definition & Background Slow Pronunciation   Fast Pronunciation สวัสดี (Sà-wàd-dee) was introduced into Thai language by พระยาอุปกิตศิลปสาร (Phraya Upakitsilpasan) in B.E. 2485 (A.D. 1942) by considering the term โสตถิ (Sotthi) in Pali or สวัสติ...
Thai Movie: แผลเก่า : Plăe~Gào

Thai Movie: แผลเก่า : Plăe~Gào

A classic Thai movie to watch and practise your Thai     Movie Title : Trauma Proper Slow Pronunciation: หนังเรื่องแผลเก่า : Nŭng Rûeang Plăe~Gào = movie/film +  story/topic/subject matter/title + ..(name)..   Proper Fast Pronunciation:...
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