Thai Word of the Day: “tha-laeng” (แถลง)

“tha-laeng” (แถลง) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to declare / to announce / to state

The verb “tha-laeng” (แถลง) is to announce clearly, firmly, publicly, and officially, that something is true or happening, such as publish a statement or publish news.

Examples:

– bpra-thed dai tha-laeng aek-ga-raad nai bpee 1952
ประเทศได้แถลงเอกราชในปี 1952
(The country declared independence in 1952)

– sa-thaa-na-garn chuk-cheuhn dai thuuk tha-laeng nai jang-wad
สถานการณ์ฉุกเฉินได้ถูกแถลงในจังหวัด
(A state of emergency has been declared in the province)

– rad-ta-baan dai tha-laeng sung-kraam gap phoo-kaa yaa-saeb-dtid
รัฐบาลได้แถลงสงครามกับผู้ค้ายาเสพติด
(The government has declared war on the drug dealers)

– Australia tha-laeng garn-sa-nap-sa-nun kor-dtok-lung dtang glaow
ออสเตรเลียแถลงการสนับสนุนข้อตกลงดังกล่าว
(Australia declared its support for the agreement)

Miss Urai Khomkham
Course Co-ordinator & Personal Tutor
Thai Language Tuition UK