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Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b     t̪ʰ                 k      
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Nasal
  m                         ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f                                       h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
                                 
Sibilant affricates
        t̪s̪ t̪s̪ʰ                          
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Thai
UPSID number: 2400
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Li-Kam-Tai
The languages has 30 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Thai is spoken in Thailand.
Sources: Abramson, A.S. 1962. The Vowels and Tones of Standard Thai: Acoustical Measurements and Experiments (IJAL 28/2 Part II, Indiana University Publications in Anthropology, Folklore and Linguistics 20). Indiana Universtiy, Bloomington. Haas, M.R. 1956. The Thai System of Writing. American Council of Learned Societies, Series B, no.5. Haas, M.R. 1964. Thai-English Student's Dictionary. Stanford. Kruatrachue, F. 1960. Thai and English: a Comparative Study of Phonology for Pedagogical Applications. Indiana. Noss, R.B. 1954. An Outline of Siamese Grammar. Ph. D. Dissertation. Yale University, New Haven. Noss, R.B. 1964. Thai Reference Grammar. Foreign Service Institute, Washington, D.C.