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Relations kroer-yard
(ͭҵ)

People reading kon ()

Reading
Boy
deag-poo-chary
(硼)
Girl
deag-poo-ying
(硼˭ԧ)
Man or Men
poo-chary
()
Woman
poo-ying
(˭ԧ)
Gentleman
su-parb-bu-rud
(Ҿ)
Lady
su-parb-sa-tree
(Ҿʵ)
An old man
kon-gae () or
kon-cha-rar ()



Family reading krorb-krua (ͺ)

Parents
por-mae
(-)
Father
por
()
Mother
mae
()
Husband
sar-mee () : to friend and polite people. or
pua () : to common or market people.
Wife
pan-ra-yar () : to friend and polite people. or
mia () : to common or market people.
Child or Children
loog
(١)
Son
loog-chary
(١)
Daughter
loog-sarw
(١)
Elder brother
pee-chary
()
Younger brother
norng-chary
(ͧ)
Elder sister
pee-sarw
()
Younger sister
norng-sarw
(ͧ)



Relations reading kroer-yard (ͭҵ)

Grandchild
lharn
(ҹ)
Grandson or Nephew
lharn-chary
(ҹ)
Granddaughter or Niece
lharn-sarw
(ҹ)
Elder brother
of parents
lung
(ا)
Elder sister
of parents
par
()
Younger brother and
younger sister of father
ar
()
Younger brother and
younger sister of mother
nar
()
Grand father (Father's father)
poo
()
Grand father (Mother's father)
tar
()
Grand mother (Father's mother)
yar
()
Grand mother (Mother's mother)
yary
()
Great - grand father or Mother
tuad
(Ǵ)


Note : In Thai culture, people would use pronoun to informally call other people whom they enter in a conversation with or are close to them as pee (), norng (ͧ), lung (ا), par (), nar (), ar (), poo () or tar (), yar () or yary (), in order to express their closeness, acquaintance and respect as one of their relatives. This is a uniqueness of Thai culture foreigners should know.

Sat, 29 March, 2003



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