Place Name THAI

TYPE: Country
USAGE: Thai
OTHER SCRIPTS: ไทย (Thai)

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Thai root meaning "person". This is the Thai word for Thailand, usually written in the compounds เมืองไทย (Meueng Thaiy) meaning "region of Thailand", ประเทศไทย (Prathet Thaiy) meaning "nation of Thailand" or ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Rachanachakn Thaiy) meaning "kingdom of Thailand".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Thailand (Danish), Thailand (Dutch), Thailand (English), Thaïlande (French), Thailand (German), Thailandia, Tailandia (Italian), Thailand (Norwegian), Tajlandia (Polish), Tailand (Russian), Tailandia (Spanish), Thailand (Swedish)
Entry added May 31, 2018