One Word A Day : ตา

ตา//taa

1. (noun) eye

2. (noun) maternal grandfather

3. (noun) move; turn

Did you know?

Thai people address strangers by using mother’s side’s relative.

First of all, seniority is very important in Thai culture, hence พี่ or น้อง is very common. In addition, Thai culture is such that a man is married into a woman’s family. Her relatives would be the one taking care of their children. And when these children grow up, they are more accustomed to calling elderly they way they call their mother’s siblings or other relatives.

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