Useful Thai Words
Some of useful Thai Speaking
If you fancy the challenge of talking the Thais in their own lingo, here are a few starters to help you get going. Remember that all sentences and phrases should be finished with the correct polite ending.For a woman the end - word is " Kha " For a man it is " Krup "
Phom I , me ( male )…. Khao he , she , they
Chan I , me ( female ) Rao we
Basic greeting and phrases
Thank you Khob khun krub ( kha )
Never mind Mai pen rai krub ( kha )
How are you ? Sabai dee mai krub ( kha ) ?
Fine , Thanks Sabai dee krub ( kha )
I can't speak Thai Chan pood Thai mai dai krub(kha )
Do you understand ? Khun kao jai mai krub ( kha ) ?
Where are going ? Khun ja pai nai krub ( kha ) ?
Where is the toilet ? Hong naam yu thi nai krub ( kha )?
That's too expensive Mun phang pai krub ( kha )
How much is it ? Thao rai krub ( kha ) ?
I'm hungry Chan hue laew
May I have menu please ! Chan kho menu duay!
The bill, please Keb ngern duay krub ( kha )
Good bye La kon krub ( kha )
See you again Leaw phob kan mai krub ( kha )
Please to meet you Dee jai thee dai phob khun
Happy New Year Sawasdee pee mai krub ( kha )
I don't want Mai ow krub ( kha )
Excuse me / Sorry Kaw toord krub ( kha )
What is your name ? Khun cheu arai krub ( kha ) ?
My name is Phom ( chan ) cheu …
To day Wan nee
Yesterday Meua wan nee
Not spicy Mai phet
Delicious ! A-roy
Happy Birthday Sook san wan kerd
I love you ! Phom ( chan ) ruk khun !
Politness particles are frequently used , particularly when asking or answering questions. They soften the words spoken and encourage a harmonious feeling in the mind of Thai !
Question & phrasesWhat ? Arai ?
When ? Muarai ?
Where ? Thinai ?
Why ? Thummai ?
Obviously , it is better and more fun to ask a Thai to help say the words correctly.