Category: Thai Language

Thai Language

What Does Farang (Falang) Mean In Thai?

Step out from your aeroplane into the Land Of Smiles and you’ll soon hear the word farang – ฝรั่ง (pronounced falang) or one of its variations. But what does farang mean in Thai? It’s a colloquial way of saying the word foreigner. Due to the cultural and language differences, Thai people will use farang to […]

Thai Language

9 Thai Phrases You Will Actually Use

I’ve lived here 5 years and when anyone asks me how my Thai is, I say the same thing… That despite putting a lot into it, learning to read and write, studying films and songs… I use the same 200-300 words on a daily basis. There is a huge chasm between speak enough to get […]