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Thai-English/English-Thai Dictionary & Phrasebook, Revised Edition
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Thai-English/English-Thai Dictionary & Phrasebook, Revised Edition

by James Higbie

New Release
ISBN10: 0781812852
ISBN13: 9780781812856
Pages: 220Width: 3.75 inches.
Publication Date: 2/2013Height: 7.50 inches.


Thai is the official language of Thailand, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations and a political and economic pillar of Southeast Asia. It is spoken by about 20 million people, within Thailand and abroad, and is rapidly evolving into a critical component of cultural, business, and political communication in Southeast Asia.

This revised version adds the native Thai script to this language guide, and also updates the entries to reflect the most recent changes to everyday Thai. This convenient dictionary and phrasebook contains everything that a traveler or businessperson needs to communicate effectively in Thai.


  • 2,500 dictionary entries
  • A pronunciation guide
  • All the essential language travelers need
  • Concise grammar section

About the author(s)

James Higbie holds a BA in Biology from Denison University and an MA in ESL teaching from the University of Hawaii. He served in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone and has worked in education projects in Thailand, Laos, Sudan, and Kenya. Previous publications include Thai Reference Grammar, Essential Thai, Let's Speak Thai, Let's Speak Lao, and Lao-English/English-Lao Dictionary and Phrasebook, all published by Hippocrene Books.

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