Thai Months Of The Year

If this is your first attempt at pronouncing the Thai months of the year in Thai then try not to be overwhelmed by the length of the words. Yes some of the Thai months have up to five syllables for you to pronounce. Thais also consult the Zodiac and the names of the months are derived from the Thai words that describe the signs of the Zodiac.

When referring to a Thai month it is usually prefixed by the word DEU AN meaning "month".
DEU AN ME NAH KOM = (month) March.

Learn to say the Thai months.Click to listen to a Thai native speaker pronounce the Thai months of the year. Notice the phonetic representations are separated into syllables to guide you through the correct pronunciation.

English Thai Play Phonetic Named After
January มกราคม
MOK GA RA KOM Capricorn
February กุมภาพันธ์
GUM PAH PAN Aquarius
March มีนาคม
ME NAH KOM Pisces
April เมษายน
MAY SAR YON Aries
May เมษายน
PRUET SA PAH KOM Taurus
June มิถุนายน
MI TOO NAH YON Gemini
July กรกฎาคม
GA RA GA DAH KOM Cancer
August สิงหาคม
SING HA KOM Leo
September กันยายน
GUN YA YON Virgo
October ตุลาคม
DTOO LAH KOM Libra
November พฤศจิกายน
PRUET SA JE GAH YON Scorpio
December ธันวาคม
TAN WAH KOM Sagittarius

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There are a few interesting things to observe about the Thai names of the month. These observations might help you to remember some of the months.

  1. All the months that have thirty days end with the syllable YON.
  2. All the months that have thirty-one days end with the syllable KOM.
  3. February alone has the syllable PAN at the end.

Here are some useful Thai phrases about frequency using months.

English Thai Play Phonetic
Half month ครึ่งเดือน
KRUENG DUE AN
Every month ทุกเดือน
TOOK DUE AN
Once a month เดือนละครั้ง
DUE AN LA KLUNG
Two times a month สองครั้งต่อเดือน
SONG KLUNG DTOR DUE AN
Three times a month สามครั้งต่อเดือน
SAM KLUNG DTOR DUE AN

There is not a lot more to say about the Thai months of the year. Enjoy listening to the pronunciation of the words on this page and keep practising your Thai until you get it right.

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