Is farang a bad word?
“Farang”, the Thai word to describe white foreigners, is not a word loaded with intent to harm. While many may object to being labelled in any way, its a neutral label and certainly not a negative one when used on its own – though it can be offensive if words are added.
What does farang mean slang?
Its basically used to describe caucasians, though African-Americans will sometimes also be known as farang or as farang dam (black farang). Farang is also the Thai word for the guava fruit, so you can expect to hear farang eating farang jokes if you happen to purchase any.
What does the Thai word mean?
Thai Add to list Share. Thai things have something to do with the country of Thailand, its culture and people, or the language spoken there. Many people enjoy Thai food. Thai is Thailands official language. The word Thai, originally Tai, means free.
What are Thai people called?
Thais People from Thailand are called Thais (plural) and an individual is called Thai.