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How to say you can’t wait for something in Thai

How to say you can’t wait for something in Thai

In this article, I will explain how to say "I can't wait for something" in Thai. In Thai, we use the word ไหว (wăi) to explain that something is do-able and is within the capacity to do it. In contrast, the word ไม่ไหว (mâi wăi) is used to explain the opposite of...

Thai Tones | Cheatsheet and Complete Guide

Thai Tones | Cheatsheet and Complete Guide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4MPfQgZo5I Let's learn all about Thai Tones in this article. I will explain what each of the five Thai tones are, how to determine which tone to use, show you many examples, and why pronouncing words with the correct tone is important...

Dead vs live syllables in Thai

Dead vs live syllables in Thai

In order to determine the tone of a syllable, you need to know the difference between dead and live syllables in Thai. In this article, I will explain how to know if a syllable is dead or live. Live syllable ending A live syllable ending is a word that ends with a...

Vowel Length in Thai | Short and Long Vowels

Vowel Length in Thai | Short and Long Vowels

Vowels in Thai all come in 2 lengths; short and long. Every vowel has a long and short version. The only difference is that for the long vowels you say the vowel a bit longer. For instance, say a word is "hat" and another one is "haat". You would just hold the "a"...

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 4

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 4

Thai people love to use animal proverbs. Here I list 7 more animal idioms / proverbs that I learned since I was a child and which I am absolutely certain that every Thai person knows. I also wrote a part 1 article of 7 animal proverbs, part 2, and part 3. Please...

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 3

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 3

Thai people love to use animal proverbs. Here I list 7 more animal idioms / proverbs that I learned since I was a child and which I am absolutely certain that every Thai person knows. I also wrote a part 1 article of 7 animal proverbs and part 2. Please check them...

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 2

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 2

Thai people love to use animal proverbs. Here I list down another 7 animal idioms / proverbs that I learned since I was a child and which I am absolutely certain that every Thai person knows. I also wrote a part 1 article of 7 animal proverbs. Please check it out....

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 1

7 Most common Animal idioms in Thai | Part 1

As a Thai person, I am used to hearing idioms. Thai people like to use idioms in their stories, speech, or conversations because it depicts the situation better. Here I gather the 7 most common animal idioms that contain animals as the main subject. I guarantee that...

How to talk to Monks in Thai | Monk Specific vocabulary

How to talk to Monks in Thai | Monk Specific vocabulary

Thailand is a Buddhist country and Buddhism is ingrained in our culture in many ways. Festivals, holidays, architecture, books, and even in the language. Thai people use different words when talking about monks. In Thai, monks are พระสงค์ (prá sŏng). For short,...

Word order in Thai

Word order in Thai

Learning word order in Thai is not so difficult. The main word order is equivalent to English. However, it starts to differ once you start adding in adverbs, or adjectives. But don't worry, by the end of the article, you will understand. Basic word order in Thai The...

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