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วันแม่แห่งชาติ | H.M. The Queen’s Birthday | Mother’s Day | Thai National Holiday

queen-4วันแม่แห่งชาติ | Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Birthday | Mother’s day

ในประเทศไทย วันที่ 12 สิงหาคมของทุกปีคือวันเฉลิมพระชนมพรรษา สมเด็จพระนางเจ้าฯ พระบรมราชินีนาถ (wan-chà-lə̌əm-prá-chon-má-pan-sǎa-sǒm-dèt-prá-naang- jâo prá-bɔɔ-rom-má-raa-chí-nii-nâat). The 12 August is Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s birthday. This public holiday is celebrated nationwide as Mother’s Day (“wan mɛ̂ɛ hɛ̀ɛng châat” – วันแม่แห่งชาติ). The Queen is considered as the mother of all Thai people.

Jasmine (Mali) is Flower of Mother’s Day

Jasmine (Mali) flower meaning that is pure white. Odoriferous and fragrant aroma to long.  They can bloom all year. Mean love of a parent to a child never deteriorated unreel.

Love from mother to child

Babyhood: Pre developing relationship between mother and babyhood in the future. By the mother to talk to babyhood (Object – Presenting). Embrace the experience (Holding). And management issues for babyhood (Handling). Satisfaction and help reduce anxiety for babyhood.

Children: The Open wide. Environment mother. To help develop both the body and brain of children. The mother training to discipline children. Make as gaming. Because children learn to react against the mother. Children do well. Must have prizes to children.

Young: Development of self. Children spent with friends. To develop relationships. Mother must be friends with young. With friends. Travel. Do activities together. And sometimes to suggest, or teaching have a friend of the opposite sex. Mother must support young in school decisions. Young should have their own learning goals clear.

Majority: Start a child and a parent. Mother counselling lifestyle. Family. Introducing the role of a good husband or wife. The role of good parents. Experience with the mother. Knowledge to the next.

Summary: Mother-child understand and the strategies of child care. Help foster a deep relationship (Intimacy).Make children successful in lifestyle. Because children develop the self. Confidence. Can resolve the problem. Can help build relationships with people. Mother to see children happy. They are more than happy!

Let’s practice Thai and English!

ฉัน/ผมรักแม่มากค่ะ/ครับ  (chán/pǒm rák mԑ̂ԑ mâak kâ/kráp)  

I love mom so much.

ขอให้คุณแม่มีความสุขมาก ๆ และมีสุขภาพแข็งแรงนะคะ/นะครับ

(kɔ̌ɔ-hâi kun mԑ̂ԑ mii kwaam-sùk mâak- mâak lԑ́ԑ mii sùk-ka-pâap kԑ̌ng-rԑԑng ná ká/ná kráb)        

I wish you (mother) a very happy and be healthy.

12 สิงหา…วันแม่แห่งชาติ (sìp sɔ̌ɔng sing-hǎa…wan mɛ̂ɛ hɛ̀ɛng châat)  

12th August…Mother’s Day

วันนี้…คุณทำดีเพื่อแม่บ้างหรือยัง (wan-níi…kun tam dii pûa mɛ̂ɛ bâang rǔu yang)      

Have you done anything nice for your mother today 🙂 ???

New Vocabulary

แม่ (mԑ̂ԑ)  = Mother

พระราชินี (prá-raa-chí-nii) = Queen

ลูก (lûuk) = Child

รัก (rák) = to love

ดูแล (duu-lԑԑ) = to take care

ขอให้…….. (kɔ̌ɔ-hâi) = Wishing…….to be……..

ความสุข (kwaam-sùk) = Happiness

สุขภาพ (sùk-ka-pâap) = Health

แข็งแรง (kԑ̌ng-rԑԑng) = Strong

มะลิ (má-lí) = Jasmine

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By Prae
Thai Language Teacher