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"This is a concise and user-friendly guide to the basic structures of the language." "Grammatical forms are demonstrated through examples, given in both Thai script and romanised transliteration, with clear, jargon-free explanations. It is designed for use both by students taking a taught course in Thai and for independent learners, and includes guidance on pronunciation, speech conventions and the Thai writing system as well as grammar." With numerous examples bringing grammar to life, this unique reference work will prove invaluable to all students looking to master the grammar of Thai.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415226134
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/2/2002
  • Series: Routledge Essential Grammars Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David Smyth is Senior Lecturer in Thai at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Pronunciation 5
Ch. 2 The writing system 11
Ch. 3 Nouns, classifiers and noun phrases 23
Ch. 4 Pronouns 39
Ch. 5 Verbs 56
Ch. 6 Adjectives (stative verbs) and adjectival constructions 83
Ch. 7 Adverbs and adverbial constructions 96
Ch. 8 Location markers and other prepositions 108
Ch. 9 Clauses and sentences 116
Ch. 10 Sentence particles 126
Ch. 11 Negation 138
Ch. 12 Questions 153
Ch. 13 Numbers, measurement and quantification 171
Ch. 14 Time 189
Ch. 15 Thai speech conventions 200
App. 1 Romanisation systems 215
App. 2 The verbs hay, day/daay and pen: a summary 218
Glossary 223
Bibliography and further reading 227
Index 231
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