Thai is a Tai language of the Kra-Dai language family spoken by Central Thai people and is the national language of Thailand.

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Five interesting facts about the Thai language:

  1. Thai is sometimes referred to as Siamese.
  2. There are around 40 million speakers worldwide.
  3. The first recorded example of the Thai language is thought to be a stone inscription dating back to 1292 AD.
  4. Thai borrows many words from English, especially terms that relate to science and technology.
  5. Body language is important in Thai conversation.

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