English to Thai corporate document translation

The Thai language is a part of the Tai group under the Kradai language family. The standard form of the language, known as Siamese or Central Thai is used by about 65 million people and is also Thailand’s official language. This makes Thai language significant from the perspective of Thai to English and English to Thai translation.
The unique features of the Thai language


The alphabet used in the Thai script has been taken from the Khmer alphabet. Both, the alphabet as well as the language are quite similar to Lao language and its alphabet. This enables the Thais and the Laos to communicate with each other comfortably.
Standard Thai is not the only language spoken across Thailand, there are a number of dialects or languages that are closely related to Thai language and are used regionally. These are – Northeastern Thai or Isan which is believed to be a dialect of Lao that uses the Thai alphabet. The Nyaw and Galung languages are other languages spoken in Northeast Thailand. Thai Yuan or Nothern Thai is widely popular in the Northern Thailand where it is used by around 6 million people while the dialect Lü is used by about 78,000 people. People in North and Central Thailand speak in the Song dialect, while Pak Dtai or Southern Thai is spoken by about 5 million people.
Thai language’s vowel sounds are significantly different from those of English. In fact some of them bear a similarity with their counterparts in French. 
There are two types of consonants- voiced and unvoiced; their incorrect pronunciation can lead to a complete alteration of the meaning of a word. This is made even more difficult due to the presence of various letters with the same sounds. The pronunciation and sounds of certain letters are completely different from one another. Moreover, the sounds of some letters change depending upon their placement at the beginning or ending of a word. But every word in Thai language does not carry a tone, which makes it somewhat easier for beginners.
Thai translators can take heart from the fact that the Thai script follows a simple word order. The nouns do not have plural forms or genders and there are no defined articles as well.
About a quarter of the words used in the Thai language have been taken from French and English but most of the remaining vocabulary contains unique words.
Get instant Thai translation quote from the top menu!
At Thailand Translation and Interpretation Services we have hundreds of professional native Thai translators who regularly produce high quality translations for our clients at reasonable rates and quick delivery time. So whether you want Thai to English or English to Thai translation, or any other language pair involving Thai, you can always rely on Thailand Translation and Interpretation Services. If you have a Thai translation project in hand right now you can use the top menu to get a translation quote which will let you know the best rates for your translation at Thailand Translation and Interpretation Services.

Posted by & filed under Language list, Translation .

6 REASONS TO CHOOSE US:

Experiences

Professional translator with rich experiences, deep knowledge, sense of responsibility and excellent language skills.
Mass Promotion

Quote a price flexibly; give preferential treatment to customers
Customer Services

Offer free expert advice for customers with enthusiastic and experienced staffs.
Refund policies

Commit to refund 100% of money if translating error is more than 9%
Non disclosure agreement

Absolute security for customers’ information.
24/24

Support customers at any times.