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Different ways to say happy in Thai

Different ways to say happy in Thai

There are a couple of different ways to express that you are happy in Thai. Let’s learn what they are and any differences between them. Happy มีความสุข mee kwaam sùk มีความสุข (mee kwaam sùk) is the direct equivalent of "to be happy" in Thai. มี (mee) by itself means...

Arachnids and Insects in Thai – Complete List

Arachnids and Insects in Thai – Complete List

I recently wrote my article regarding animals in Thai and it inspired me to write this one regarding arachnids and insects in Thai. A common mistake that even Thai people make are thinking arachnids and insects are the same. Insects in general is แมลง (má-laeng)....

Different ways to say sad in Thai

Different ways to say sad in Thai

There are a couple of different ways to express that you are sad in Thai. Let's learn what they are and any differences between them. Sad - เศร้า sâo The equivalent word of sad in Thai is เศร้า sâo. Examples: Is your mom sad?แม่เศร้าหรอmâe-sâo rŏrWas he sad after his...

Different ways to say ‘to steal in Thai’ | (ขโมย, ปล้น, จี้, วิ่งราว, ชิงทรัพย์)

Different ways to say ‘to steal in Thai’ | (ขโมย, ปล้น, จี้, วิ่งราว, ชิงทรัพย์)

Let's learn the differences between ขโมย, ปล้น, จี้, วิ่งราว, ชิงทรัพย์ (kà-moi, bplôn, jêe, wîng raao, ching sáp) in order to say to rob, to snatch, to steal in Thai. ขโมย (kà-moi) / ลัก (lák) ขโมย (kà-moi) has two meaning. The first meaning is a thief, someone who...

Colors in Thai (Detailed list)

Colors in Thai (Detailed list)

Let's take a look at 25 different colors in Thai. สี (sĕe) by itself means color, that's why you see it before every word. * In order to say light ..., or dark .... (ex. light blue, or dark blue) you just need to add ...อ่อน or ...เข้ม (òn or kâym)...

Complete list of Animals in Thai

Complete list of Animals in Thai

Let's learn some vocabulary about animals in Thai. In general, Animal in Thai is สัตว์ sàt. Table Of ContentsPets สัตว์เลี้ยง sàt líangAnimals in the FARM สัตว์ในฟาร์ม sàt nai faamAnimals with wings สัตว์ปีก (sàt bpèek)Land Animals สัตว์บก sàt bòkLiving...

Vehicles in Thai

Vehicles in Thai

In this article, I will teach you all the vocabulary you need to know about vehicles in Thai. You will know what any vehicle you see is called. Let's start with the easiest word and it is the general word for car and vehicle. The word is รถ rót. You will see รถ rót as...

Here, There, Over there in Thai

Here, There, Over there in Thai

Let's learn how to say here, there, and over there in Thai. Here ที่นี่ ที่นี่ (têe nêe) means here. ที่ (têe) is short for สถานที่ (sà-tăan têe) which means location. นี่ (têe) by itself means this. So ที่นี่ is literally "location this" meaning "here". Examples: I...

Difference between นี่ and นี้ (this in Thai)

Difference between นี่ and นี้ (this in Thai)

If you look in a dictionary for the word "this" you will see these 2 options นี่ and นี้ (nêe and née). Let me explain to you the differences between them so you know when to use each. The differences between นี่ and นี้ Pronunciationนี้ (nêe) is pronounced with a...

3 uses of ที่ têe in Thai

3 uses of ที่ têe in Thai

The word ที่ (têe) is often confusing for all Thai learners because of its many uses. Here I will explain and give you examples so you will be able to use it. THAT One of the meaning of ที่ (têe) is 'that'. But not "that" like when you see something and point at it...

Five Ws in Thai (question words in Thai)

Five Ws in Thai (question words in Thai)

The five Ws in a Language are the question words for who, what, when, where, and why. These are everyday words you will always use to gather information. In Thai, question words are usually placed in the back of sentences (but not always). Below I will show you...

How to ask how questions in Thai

How to ask how questions in Thai

Asking how questions in Thai comes in many different forms. How many, How much, how long all use different words in Thai. In this article, I will explain how to use แค่ไหน, เท่าไหร่, กี่, อย่างไร, เป็นยังไง, เป็นยังไงบ้าง (kâe năi, tâo rài, gèe, yàang rai, bpen yang...

How to talk about your Family in Thai

How to talk about your Family in Thai

In this article, you will learn the vocabulary to talk about your family in Thai. We will go over the family members and I will provide example sentences. Family ครอบครัว krôp krua Family MemberThaiTranlisterationMomแม่mâeDadพ่อpôrBrother...

Grandchildren, nephews, nieces in Thai

Grandchildren, nephews, nieces in Thai

In Thai, you use the same word for grandchildren, nephews, and nieces. The base word is หลาน (lăan) meaning nephews, nieces, and grandchildren. But you can also specify the gender as I explain below. Grandson, nephew in Thai In Thai to specify a male, you use ชาย...

How to say Husband and wife in Thai

How to say Husband and wife in Thai

Husband in Thai To say Husband in Thai it is either สามี (săa-mee) or ผัว pŭa. สามี (săa-mee) is the more polite way of saying husband. ผัว (pŭa) is more colloquial. Depending on the situation, if you say สามี (săa-mee) it might sound too formal. If you are not sure...

How to talk about your parents in Thai (mom and dad)

How to talk about your parents in Thai (mom and dad)

To say parents in Thai you say ผู้ปกครอง (pôo bpòk krong) or พ่อแม่ (pôr mâe). ผู้ปกครอง (pôo bpòk krong) literally translates to people that rule. ผู้ปกครอง is mostly used in formal settings like school meetings. พ่อแม่ (pôr mâe) literally means dad, mom. You cannot...

Thai words that come from English

Thai words that come from English

Learning Thai words can be daunting however there are a whole bunch of Thai words that are borrowed straight from English. This should hopefully make it a bit easier for you to remember many new words. BUT, Keep in mind that you have to pronounce them with the Thai...

How to say for in Thai.  Differences between เผื่อ, เพื่อ, เพื่อให้, สำหรับ, เอาไว้, มีไว้ (pèua · pêua · pêua hâi · săm-ràp · ao wái, mee wái)

How to say for in Thai. Differences between เผื่อ, เพื่อ, เพื่อให้, สำหรับ, เอาไว้, มีไว้ (pèua · pêua · pêua hâi · săm-ràp · ao wái, mee wái)

In English 'FOR' is used in many situations. This causes confusion for native English speakers learning Thai because Thai has many different words for "FOR" depending on the situation. Here I will break down the word 'FOR' in Thai so that you understand it thoroughly...

How to talk about the seasons in Thai

How to talk about the seasons in Thai

Thailand has 3 official seasons (rainy, hot, and cold). The north of Thailand is infamous for the smokey or burning season but this is not really a season as I will explain in the article. In this article, I'll explain how to talk about all the seasons in Thai...

How to say cousin in Thai

How to say cousin in Thai

Cousin in Thai is ลูกพี่ลูกน้อง (lôok pêe lôok nóng). However, you can also refer to your cousins as ญาติ (yâat) which actually means relatives. Cousin in Thai As mentioned, ลูกพี่ลูกน้อง (lôok pêe lôok nóng) means cousin in Thai. ลูกพี่ลูกน้อง is an interesting word...

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