What is ช?

ช 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:
elephant

ช at the beginning of a syllable

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

ช 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 ช pronounced?

ช is pronounced [ch] at the beginning of a syllable and [d] at the end of a syllable.

What is the name of ช?

The Thai name of ช is ชช้าง, pronounced [chaw chaang (m h)].
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