Learn the Thai Alphabet: Classes of Thai Consonants (Middle Class)

Thai Alphabet | Middle Class Consonants

middle class consonant learnthai wrttingthai study thailanguagehutToday we will learn about Thai Alphabet.
Do you know how many letters there are in the Thai alphabet?
There are 44 consonants and 32 vowels!!!
The consonants are divided into 3 classes, which are;

1. Middle Class
2. High Class
3. Low Class

Today I would like to introduce you to Middle Class Consonants (MC)

The nature of MC is middle tone with the strong accent. There are 9 consonants in this class;

ก. ไก่        /gor gài/        

จ. จาน     /jor jaan/

ด. เด็ก      /dor dèk/

ฎ. ชฎา     /dor chá-daa/

ต. เต่า       /dtor dtào/

ฏ. ปฏัก    /dtor bpà-dtàk/

บ. ใบไม้   /bor bai-mái/

ป. ปลา     /bpor bplaa/

อ. อ่าง     /or àang/ 

How to write the Middle Class Consonants here: 

How to write the 9 Middle Class Consonants in Thai Script

Continue learning the Thai Alphabet with the High Class Consonants:

Learn the Thai Alphabet: Classes of Thai Consonants (High Class)

Here you can learn how to write the letters: 

How to write the 11 High Class Consonants in Thai Script

Low Class Consonants can be found here: 

Learn the Thai Alphabet: Classes of Consonants (Unpaired-Low Class)

Learn the Thai Alphabet: Classes of Consonants (Paired-Low Class)

A lesson to learn how to write the Low Class Consonants is coming soon.

You can learn the sounds of the whole Thai Alphabet here:

https://www.thailanguagehut.com/the-thai-language/thai-alphabet/

 

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