Thai Sentences

STATES OF BEING BAD  
Sia broken/lost
Mai sanook no fun
Mai mee sanook no have fun
Kao Jai cow - jiiiy enter mind - understand
Mai kao jai I don't understand
Ba bad
Roo to know"
PREFIXES
Pom (I) male / chan (I-female)
Kho he/they
Rao 1st person I/me
Kun poot a-rai you say what
Mee have/had
Chuay help
Na able (when used as a prefix only)
Bpen Verb to be (Ben...I am/...) See THAI VERBS for full list
Yooam/are located
Sia lose/broken (sia jai - lose heart)
SUFFIXES
khrap male polite (ka is female)
ja more familiar version of khrap (friends and family)
na softens statement
leu/leaw (layoh) added at the end of a sentence to make it past tense.
Mar very
MEALS/EATING
gin leu mai krap/ka have eaten already?
bpai gin kâao gan mái To go - eat - rice (food) - gan (together), no? shall we go out to eat?
Aroy mak mak [Aloy] tasty very very
Aroy mai tasty (no?) is it tasty?
Aroy dee(tasty good -reply)
Gin(ingest/eat)
Rao chop gin ka-nom ( I- like -to eat - snacks)
Kor may-noo please - menu
Pom gin paw pia|por pia tord ja I ate deep fried spring rolls (words TBC)
Tord fried
gin | kin eat
deun / dum drink
ahan / ahaan food
kanom dessert / candies
kaao rice
kin/gin kaao to eat (literally eat rice)
hew kaao I am hungry
Khun hew kaao mai are you hungry?
aroy tasty
pom/chan kin leu krap/ka I have eaten already thanks =
Pom/chan im leu krap/ka I am full, thank you"
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SHOPPING/BUYING
Tow Lay Kup/Ka
Mai Da No thanks (remember mai means ‘no’). Mai Da is pronounced May-Dar
Peng Mar Very expensive.You can also just say Peng and thais will understand. And if it's very very expensive throw another mar in Peng Ma Mar!
Lod Dai Mai Kup/Ka Can you discount. Pronounced Lod-Day-May Kup/Ka.Notice we are placing a Kup/Ka at the end of this. We are asking politely for a discount. If no discount is given see Mai Da
Too Mar Very Cheap. Very unlikely you will have need to use this.
Useful Prepositions
tîi at ที่
nai in ใน
bon on บน
dtâai under ใต้
rá-wàang between ระหว่าง
dtrong-kâam opposite ตรงข้าม
kâang-nâa in front of ข้างหน้า
kâang-lǎng behind ข้างหลัง
dtit-gàp next to = ติดกับ
kâang bon upstairs = ข้างบน
kâang lâang downstairs = ข้างล่าง
kâang nai inside = ข้างใน
kâang nâwk outside = ข้างนอก
glâi near = ใกล้
glai far = ไกล"
The HEART
Dee jai good heart - happy
Jai dee put your heart into it
Waan jai sweet heart.. Sweetheart
Kon roo jai person knows heart... Know me/them well..knows by heart
Jai ron hot mind/heart tempered/impatient
Jai yen cool mind/heart - patient
Hen jai to see heart- sympathy (mai - not sympathetic)
Jai yen yen na please calm down
Jai kao jai rao I would feel the same (empathy)
Sia jai duay I'm sorry with you (sympathy) (broken heart together)
Jai on soft heart - easily give in (low resistance)
Jai kaeng hard hearted (unkind) - also strong resistance reparent tough love
Sia jai broken/lose heart (unhappy/sorry/regret)
Dee jai duay I'm happy with you (share joy)
Pat bpen kon jing jai Pat, you are a sincere/honest person
Jiing jai really/true heart/mind - sincere/honest person
Mai jing jai insincere person - backstabber
Duay with you (verb) (together | also)
Por jai enough (por) heart - are you satisfied?
Mai por jai unsatisfied (unhappy/upset/dissatisfied)
Laai jai promiscuous/unfaithful
INQUIRY
pai nai mah ""Where have you been"".
duu-lae dtua-eeng na khrap (doo-laa dua-eyng na crap) take care of yourself
Ka chan ja duu lae dtua eeng I will take care of myself (female)
kao-jai mai (cow juy myee) do you understand
Haai reo reo ( recover - fast fast) rrray-oh
Kun chue a-rai (kuun cheew a-rr..eye) your - name -what?"
INTIMATE:
joob joop|jub jub like poop (jooop jooop) kiss, kiss (text out, like xoxo)
Ruk (love)
naruk (lovable)
Pom ruk ter (I love you)
Suttiruk (~sweetheart)
Suay beautiful
Kun suay mak you- beautiful- very
Faen bf/gf (Fan)
Gan together"
joob joop|jub jub like poop (jooop jooop) kiss, kiss (text out, like xoxo)
Ruk (love)
naruk (lovable)
Pom ruk ter (I love you)
Suttiruk (~sweetheart)
Suay beautiful
Kun suay mak you- beautiful- very
Faen bf/gf (Fan)
Gan together"
MEALS/EATING
gin leu mai krap/ka have eaten already?
bpai gin kâao gan mái shall we go out to eat? (To be eat rice(food) gan(together), no?)
Aroy mak mak ([Aloy] tasty very very)
Aroy mai is it tasty?
Aroy dee (tasty good -reply)
Gin (ingest/eat)
Rao chop gin ka-nomI- like -to eat - snacks
Kor may-noo please menu
Pom gin paw pia|por pia tord ja I ate deep fried spring rolls (words TBC)
Tord fried
gin | kin eat
deun drink
ahan food
kanom dessert / candies
kaao rice
kin kaao to eat (literally eat rice)
hew kaao I am hungry
Khun hew kaao mai are you hungry?
aroy tasty
pom/chan kin leu krap/ka I have eaten already thanks =
Pom/chan im leu krap/ka I am full, thank you"
RECIPE NAMES Food vocabulary
Laab moo pork salad
Kâao neiow sticky rice (cow nee-ouww)
Ka-noon jack fruit (noon support | prop up | backup)"
MEALS(I LOVE):
Rang khanom krok Thai Coconut Dumpling (muffin tray dessert I love)
Pom chop gin gai yang I like to eat chicken grilled
[paw bpia soht] - TBC spring rolls - fresh|new
Pom gin por pia tord I eat spring rolls fried
Kanom Thuay (kà-nŏm tûay) Thai Coconut Custard
Pom chop gin ahan Thai I like eat food Thai. Ruk is only used with people.
Ahan food"
Rang khanom krok Thai Coconut Dumpling (muffin tray dessert I love)
Pom chop gin gai yang I like to eat chicken grilled
[paw bpia soht] - TBC spring rolls - fresh|new
Pom gin por pia tord I eat spring rolls fried
Kanom Thuay (kà-nŏm tûay) Thai Coconut Custard
Pom chop gin ahan Thai I like eat food Thai. Ruk is only used with people.
Ahan food"
ENTERTAINMENT
bpai gan mái? shall we go to watch a movie?
Shall we go to watch a movie?
duu (to watch, to look at), năng (movie, film)
bpai gan mái? shall we go to hear a band/music?"
VEHICLES:
Houses/Buildings/Structures
hong room
Ta-na-kaan bank"
VEHICLES
Rot daeng / song tae (tahw) red truck / (2 [song] tae [row])
Rot car
Kap drive
REQUESTS/HELP
Yoo tee nai Where is the bathroom? Where is… (We recommend you keep a map on hand so that you can simply have them point to the location)
hong nam yoo tee-nai water room (bathroom) is located at (yoo) where(tn)?
chuei dai mai Please help me
kao jai to understand (literally to enter the heart/body/soul)
mai kao jai don’t understand
Mai roo not know
CONCERN
duu-lae dtua-eeng na khrap|ka (take care (d-l) of yourself)
dern-taang bplàwd-pai Have a safe (b-p) trip
kâam tà-nŏn dii-dii cross the road carefully
Pom Wang waa I hope that
kàp-rót bpàwd-pai drive safely
Sai jai pay attention/focus mind on
Dee jai good heart/spirit...happy person
Dee jai duay (I'm) happy for you
Jai dam heart black...bad person
Nam jai water heart - good person
Kun|{name} mee nam jai you have water heart (kind/ generous/thoughtful)
Mai mee nam jai not have kind heart - mean person
Hen jai to understand with the heart (sympathise)
kao jai to enter the heart/mind (to know/understand with the head)
Kreng jai desire not to impose upon
Wang waa hope that...
Ra-wang be careful
Pom Bpen huang (Ben hu-uung) I'm worried you
Naa face
sia naa broken/lost face...not good"
DAY/TIME
Meuua Wan Nee yesterday
Wan-nii today wan-nee
Phroong Nee tomorrow
Ma Ruuen Nee day after tomorrow
CLASSIFIERS (Noun-amount-Classifier)
Naam water
kuat (kew-wat) Bottle
Ao Naam sam kuat (order-water-3-bottle)
Gaa-fae song tuai (coffee 2 cups)
Jaan plate/dish
Ahan food
Gra-byong can
Kon people
Dtua clothing
SHOPPING/BUYING
Tow Lay Kup/Ka
thanks (remember mai means ‘no’). Mai Da is pronounced May-Dar
Peng Mar Very expensive
Lod Dai Mai Kup/Ka Can you discount. Pronounced Lod-Day-May Kup/Ka. Notice we are placing a Kup/Ka at the end of this. We are asking, politely, for a discount. If no discount is given, see Mai Da
Too MarVery Cheap.
Containers as the unit count of food
bai ใบ bags, glasses, cups, fruits, plates, bottles, boxes, sheets of paper
jaan จาน numbers of plates, rice, food etc.
gâeo แก้ว numbers of glasses of beer, water etc.
tûai ถ้วย numbers of cups/(+bowls?) of tea, coffee, soup etc.
kon คน people
fong ฟอง eggs
kan คัน cars, motorbikes, bikes, *spoons, *forks, umbrellas
dtua ตัว animals, clothes, tables, chairs, letters of alphabet, cigarettes etc.
lêm เล่ม books, notebooks, magazines, *knives, *candles
an อัน pieces of candy, ashtrays, round object, objects with unknown classifiers.
lûuk ลูก fruit, mountains, balls and other round things.
krûeang เครื่อง radios, T.V.s, refrigerators, computers, electrical or mechanical machines.
chán ชั้น floors of building, grades of class in schools, classes of train or airplane seats
hâwng ห้อง rooms
dàwk ดอก flowers
kráng ครั้ง times (number of occurrences)
yàang อย่าง kinds of things, number of things
kûu คู่ pairs of thing or couple
rûeang เรื่อง movies, plays, stories
dtôn ต้น trees
chút ชุด set of things, suits, dresses
lăng หลัง houses
Lawn-Mar It’s always hot in Thailand, so when you walk into a shop or restaurant say Lawn-Mar. If it’s very, very hot, throw another mar in – Lawn-Ma-Mar.
Joop Joop Kiss Kiss. You can use this on the opposite sex to say goodbye. Someone explained this to me as putting XXX at the end of an SMS message.
Mai cow jai I don’t understand
Nee tao rai? How much?
tao arai How much
Lot noi dai mai Can you give a discount?
Khun chue a-rai? What is your name?
Phom chue My name is…
Ma jark I come from
Hong nam yoo nai? Room water where? - where's the bathroom
tee nee Here
Sanaam bin Airport
Naam Water
Bia Beer
Gin Eat
Dum Drink
aroi Delicious (a-loy)
Pom rak mueng Thai I love Thailand
TIME OF THE DAY
dtaawn-chaao (time-morning)
dtaawn-baii (time-noon/lunch)
dtaawn-yen (time-evening)
O’clock
TBD
workday - 6am-6pm
late morning
lunch
afternoon
evening
night
overnight
DAYS OF THE WEEK
wan day
wan chan Monday
wan ankan Tuesday
wan pud Wednesday
wan pareuhad Thursday
wan suk Friday
wan sao Saturday
wan atit Sunday
Wan-nii Today
Mue-a wan yesterday (mu-aa)
leu / leaw layoh (lay-oouww) is added at the end of a sentence to make it past tense."

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