Official language of Laos.
The language of the Lao people, also referred to as Laotian or Kra-Dai, is spoken by 30 million native speakers. It is generally mutually intelligible with Thai and so shares many similarities. Lao is also a tonal language.
You may be interested in learning Lao as you’re planning on visiting Laos soon, have Lao friends or are simply just interested in the language. Whatever the reason, this guide is for you.
- Essential Lao Words & Phrases For TravelersThis post covers common words and phrases in Lao that every traveler should know including hello, good morning, how are you, thank you, please and more.