Language Example Two
Volume 1 Issue 2
The Word Today Is : Because
In Thai: เพราะว่า
Transcription of word: Phraw (h) Waa (f)
How would you say that you arrived in Hua Hin late because the bus broke down
In Thai: เราไปถึงหัวหินช้าเพราะว่ารถเมล์เสีย
Closest transcription for better pronunciation: rao (m) bpai (m) theung (r) huaa (r) hin (r) chaa (h) phraw (h) waa (f) roht
(h) maeh (m) siia (h)
We : (เรา) pronounce as: rao
To Arrive: (ไปถึง) pronounce as bpai (m) theung (r)
Hua Hin ( ้หัวหิน ) pronounce as huaa (r) hin (r) (Hua Hin is a beach resort town in Thailand)
Late (ช้า) pronounce as chaa (h)
Because (เพราะว่า) pronounce as phraw (h) waa (f)
Bus (รถเมล์) pronounce as roht (h) maeh (m)
Broken, defective (เสีย) pronounced as siia (h)
Male speakers use ผม Phohm for I, myself. Female speakers use ดิฉัน dichan for I myself.
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