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Thai. to english dictionary
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  1. #1
    rolf Guest
    Would a thai to english dictionary be very helpful for thais who dont speak good english to communicate their ideas?
    Or would an electronic translator be better?

  2. #2
    Does a thai - english dictionary not work in Hill Tribe areas , because the hill tribes use a different type of Thai?

  3. #3
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    For sure they speak a different language - actually a dozen different languages. Buy the Lonely Planet hilltribe phrasebook!
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  4. #4
    rolf poelman Guest
    Do they also write a different language than what is the thai dictionary?

  5. #5
    Obviously you haven't done your homework about trekking in northern thailand. The people living in the mountains are hilltribes - they are not Thai. They come from many different areas in the neighboring countries. So, obviously, they speak and read a different language. Having said that, Thai is also taught in schools.The ones I met could speak some Thai but they couldn't read or write so well.

    Take Suthee's advice and buy the hilltribe phrasebook. I have it myself and it is very useful.

  6. #6
    arsira Guest
    by reading at the hilltribe book it is hard to learn the pronounce and some hilltribe do not had written script.
    if want to learn a few hilltribe greetings with audio check out

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