Are Vietnamese and Thai related languages?

What language is Vietnamese related to?

Vietnamese language

Vietnamese
Ethnicity Vietnamese people
Native speakers 76 million (2009)
Language family Austroasiatic Vietic Viet–Muong Vietnamese
Early forms Viet–Muong Old Vietnamese Middle Vietnamese

Which is harder Thai or Vietnamese?

The Thai language is more difficult because of its Sanskrit writing system, writing rules, and pronunciation rules. … In addition, the Thai language uses Sanskrit characters while the Vietnamese language uses the Latin alphabet. People from countries where Latin letters are used will find Vietnamese easier to learn.

Is Khmer and Vietnamese similar?

According to ethnologue, Vietnamese, Mon and Khmer belong to the same language family, viz. Austro-Asiatic.

Is Vietnamese a tonal language?

Vietnamese is a tonal language, which means the inflection you put on a word changes its meaning. The tones are shown as symbols over and under the words, and their shapes actually let you know what your voice should be doing.

What is the easiest language to learn?

And The Easiest Language To Learn Is…

  1. Norwegian. This may come as a surprise, but we have ranked Norwegian as the easiest language to learn for English speakers. …
  2. Swedish. …
  3. Spanish. …
  4. Dutch. …
  5. Portuguese. …
  6. Indonesian. …
  7. Italian. …
  8. French.

Is Thai similar to Chinese?

They’re both tonal languages, but they’re not in the same language family, despite what linguists tended to believe some 15 years ago. Thai belongs to the Kra-Dai language family and has 5 tones. Mandarin is related to the Sino-Tibetan language family, and the Chinese uses 4 tones.

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