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Use base consonants only
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b         t     d               k      
 
 
 
 
ʔ
 
Sibilant affricates
        t̪s̪ʰ                          
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n                 ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fricative
    f       s                                 h  
Sibilant fricatives
                                   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Use base consonants only

      CC, onset

      CC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CC, coda

      CC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCC, onset

      CCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCC, coda

      CCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCCC, onset

      CCCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCCC, coda

      CCCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCCCC, onset

      CCCCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCCCC, coda

      CCCCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

Selected languages: Thai
UPSID number: 2400
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Austro-Tai, Li-Kam-Tai
The languages has 33 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.