What is จ?

จ is a Thai letter, specifically a consonant. It is a letter of the Thai alphabet.

Letter Name

Use this name when spelling:
Meaning of name:
plate

จ at the beginning of a syllable

Consonants at the beginning of a syllable are called "starting consonants".
Sound:
[j]
Consonant class:
mid
Sample words:

จ at the end of a syllable

Consonants at the end of a syllable are called "ending consonants".
Sound:
[d]
Consonant ending:
dead

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How is จ pronounced?

จ is pronounced [j] at the beginning of a syllable and [d] at the end of a syllable.

What is the name of จ?

The Thai name of จ is จจาน, pronounced [jaw jaan (m m)].
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