Thai: An Essential Grammar (Routledge Essential Grammars)
This moment version of Thai: a vital Grammar presents an up to date and concise reference consultant to Thai grammar.
Using transparent, jargon-free motives, it units out the complexities of Thai in brief, readable sections and provides an obtainable description of the language. concentration is saved at the genuine styles of use this present day and grammar kinds are confirmed via a variety of suitable examples. No earlier wisdom is believed at the a part of the reader.
- Coverage of the most important subject matters, reminiscent of sentence debris, negation, questions and quantification
- Examples given in either Thai script and romanised transliteration
- Pronunciation section
- Guidance on speech conventions and the Thai writing system
- Glossary of grammatical phrases
- Two appendices overlaying Romanisation platforms and 3 key verbs
This exact reference paintings will turn out important to all rookies seeking to grasp the grammar of Thai. it's excellent both for self sufficient examine or for college kids in faculties, faculties, universities and grownup periods of all types.
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Demonstrative pronouns, nîi (‘this one’), nân (‘that one’) 20111 1 and nôon – occasionally stated nûun – (‘that one over there’): 2 nîi mây suˇay three ôƒ‡“¢‡´®£ four This one isn’t lovely. five 6 nôon khO‡ ON khray? 7 ‘ô‡ôÅØÜ”É§ eight Whose is that one over there? nine Demonstrative pronouns additionally take place in those universal idiomatic expres- 30111 sions: 1 2 nîi yaNN ay three ôƒ‡£æÜ“Ü four the following you're (when giving a person something). five nân ná sì 6 ôæ‡ôôΩ´¬ 7 precisely! That’s correct! eight nine tEŸE nân lEŸ forty —ï‡ôæ‡ô—≠¶Ω 41111 even.
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ArOŸ y Ø§ÁØ£ Ø§‡Ø£ Ever so tasty! 30111 –õ»ÁØ –õ»‡Ø So bored! bÁ⁄a bÁŸ a 1 2 phE ⁄EN phEEN —üÁÜ —üÜ relatively pricey! three occasionally the reduplication provides a 3rd point, with the exaggerated four excessive tone at the heart syllable: five 6 dii díi dii îƒ îƒÁ îƒ So reliable! 7 eight nine forty 41111 1111 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 1011 1 12111 three four five 6 7 eight nine 20111 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 30111 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine forty 41111 6.5 comparability of adjectives 6.5 comparability of adjectives the fundamental comparative development employs the development.