What is  า?

 า is a Thai letter, specifically a vowel. Here is a list of all Thai vowels.

Letter Name

Use this name when spelling:

Sound:

long [aa]

Writing

Thais add to write stand-alone vowels:
อา
Info: is the "silent consonant", it has no sound. It is used when writing vowels as a placeholder for other consonants.
อา can (but doesn't have to) be followed by a closing consonant.
Sample words:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is อา or  า correct?

Both อา and  า are correct. is the "silent consonant", it has no sound. It is used when teaching vowels as a placeholder for other consonants.
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