How is Thailand actually pronounced?

You’d be amazed at the number of people who butcher the pronunciation of the country itself, yet here we are. A popular mispronunciation for fellow Southeast Asians, the Filipinos, it’s not “Thigh-land” — despite what you might have heard about Pattaya — but “Tie-land”, with a silent “h”.

Why is Thailand pronounced Thailand?

Thai words written in the Roman alphabet with the letter T are pronounced without exhaling after the consonant, like the T in the English word what. Thai words with Th, however, are pronounced including the exhalation after the consonant, like the Th in Thomas.

How do you say BP in Thai?

How do you say R in Thai?

What is the letter G in Thai?

จี jeeM. [Thai pronunciation of the English letter,] ‘G‘ เอช aehtL.