National Thai Language Day
National Thai Language Day is held on July 29. Thailand. This event in the third decade of the month July is annual. Help us
The date - King Bhumibol's public discorse with the Thai Language Club of the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University on 29 July 1962.
Thai is spoken by around 40 million speakers across the world. Thai is a Tai language and is sometimes referred to as Siamese. Thai is the official and national language of Thailand. The first occurrence of written Thai language is assumed to be a stone inscription date 1292 AD.
Written Thai was introduced in 1283 by the third Sukothai period king, Ramkamhaeng. Modern-day Thai people are still able to read the original language from 100s of years ago because it hasn't seen many changes since its inception.
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