SOME USEFUL THAI PHRASES

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     Good morning,Sawaddi (to be polite,)
1NungGood evening, Good afternoon, a man would say Sawaddi khrap.
2SongGood night, Hello, Good-bye a woman would say Sawaddi Kha.
3Sam FunSanuk
4SiIt doesn't matterMai Pen Rai
5HaMr., Miss., Mrs. Khun
6HokYes Chai
7ChetNo Mai or Plao
8PaetHow are you?Khun sa bai di ru?
9KaoVery well. Thank you Sa bai di. Khopkhun
10SipThank you Khopkhun
11Sip-etI am going to.... Chan cha pai....
12Sip-songHow much do you want? Khun tong karn thao rai?
13Sip-samToo much Mak Pai
14Sip-siToo expensive Phaeng pai
19Sip-kaoAny discount? Lot ra-kha noi dai mai?
20Yi-sipUnderstand? Khao chai mai?
21Yi-sip-etI don't understand Mai Khao chai
22Yi-sip-songPlease speak slowly phut cha-cha noi
25Yi-sip-hanot expensive Mai phaeng
30Sam-sipNo, I won't go Mai pai
40Si-sipPlease drive slowly khap cha-cha noi
50Ha-sipPlease be careful ra-wang
60Hok-SipTurn to the right Lieo khwa
70 Chet-sipTurn to the left Lieo sai
80Paet-sipDrive straight on Khap trong pai
90 Kao-sipSlow down Cha-cha
100 Nung RoiStop Yut
400 Si RoiHow much is this? Ra-kha tao rai?
600 Hok RoiPlease wrap it for me Ho hai duai
1,000 Nung PhanI'm sorry, Excuse me Kho thot
10,000 Nung MunVery good Dee mak
100,000Nung SanNo good Mai dee
1,000,000 Nung LanGood Luck Chok dee
Where is. Yu nai?How much does this cost? Ni raka towrai?.
Excuse me Khor tawtCan you speak English? Khun poot pasa angrit dai mai krap (ka)?
  I wish to go toYak ja pai...
 

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