The Language Of Thai

The Language Of Thai - Joseph Wilmot ENG 175 10-25-10 The...

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Joseph Wilmot ENG 175 10-25-10 The Language Of Thai The Thai language is spoken by people who live in Thailand and really dominates the primary language there. With about sixty six million people living there, seventy five percent speak Thai; their second primary language is Chinese that comes in with about fourteen percent of their population. (1) They have the kind of culture that has incorporated traditions from India, China, Cambodia, and the rest of Southeast Asia. Their primary sport is boxing and their native martial art is called "Muay". "Muay" was taught to soldiers for fighting on the battlefield if they by chance became unarmed. When they retired from the army, some soldiers became Buddhist monks and stayed at the temples and learned Buddhism. Buddhism is a big part of Thailand and most speak Thai. (2) Thai is in the family of Tai, and is primarily known as Tai-Kadai and is related to other languages such as Isan (Northeastern Thai), Nyaw language , Galung language (spoken in Northeast Thailand), and (spoken in northern Thailand). Also
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