What do we call a person from Thailand?
noun. plural Thais or Thai a native or inhabitant of Thailand. the language of Thailand, sometimes classified as belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family. Also called: Siamese.
What is correct Thai or Thailander?
Noun. Thailander m or f (plural Thailanders) Thai (inhabitant of Thailand; person of Thai descent)
What are natives from Thailand called?
The indigenous peoples of Thailand are commonly referred to as “hill tribes,” and sometimes as “ethnic minorities.” The ten officially recognized groups are usually called “chao khao” (meaning hill/mountain people or highlanders).
Are Thai people Chinese?
Demographics. Thailand has the largest overseas Chinese community in the world outside Greater China. 11 to 14 percent of Thailand’s population are considered ethnic Chinese.
What does farang mean slang?
‘bird-droppings Farang’), also used in Lao, is slang commonly used as an insult to a person of white race, equivalent to white trash, as khi means feces and nok means bird, referring to the white color of bird-droppings. Varieties of food/produce that were introduced by Europeans are often called farang varieties.
What are Thai last names?
Most Common Last Names In Thailand