Thai Song
Lao Song
Native toThailand
EthnicityLao Song
Native speakers
45,000 (2001)[1]
Thai script, Tai Viet
Language codes
ISO 639-3soa
ELPThai Song

Thai Song, or Lao Song, is a Tai language of Thailand. The Tai Song originally settled in Phetchaburi Province, and from there went to settle in various provinces such as Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Suphanburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Nakhon Sawan, and Phitsanulok.[2]



Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive tenuis p t k ʔ
aspirated ph th kh
voiced b
Fricative f s h
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Approximant w l j

Further reading


  1. ^ Thai Song at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) Closed access icon
  2. ^ Somsonge, Burusphat (1 Jul 2012). "TONES OF THAI SONG VARIETIES" (PDF). Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society. 5: 32–48.
  3. ^ Somsonge, Burusphat (Feb 2013). "THE LANGUAGE SHIFT IN PROGRESS OF THAI SONG" (PDF). Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society. 6: 18–34.