SOME USEFUL THAI PHRASES

EnglishThai English Thai
      Good morning, Sawaddi (to be polite,)
1Nung Good evening, Good afternoon,  a man would say Sawaddi khrap.
2Song Good night, Hello, Good-bye  a woman would say Sawaddi Kha.
3Sam  Fun Sanuk
4Si It doesn't matter Mai Pen Rai
5Ha Mr., Miss., Mrs.  Khun
6Hok Yes  Chai
7Chet No  Mai or Plao
8Paet How are you? Khun sa bai di ru?
9Kao Very well. Thank you  Sa bai di. Khopkhun
10Sip Thank you  Khopkhun
11Sip-et I am going to....  Chan cha pai....
12Sip-song How much do you want?  Khun tong karn thao rai?
13Sip-sam Too much  Mak Pai
14Sip-si Too expensive  Phaeng pai
19Sip-kao Any discount?  Lot ra-kha noi dai mai?
20Yi-sip Understand?  Khao chai mai?
21Yi-sip-et I don't understand  Mai Khao chai
22Yi-sip-song Please speak slowly  phut cha-cha noi
25Yi-sip-ha not expensive  Mai phaeng
30Sam-sip No, I won't go  Mai pai
40Si-sip Please drive slowly  khap cha-cha noi
50Ha-sip Please be careful  ra-wang
60Hok-Sip Turn to the right  Lieo khwa
70 Chet-sip Turn to the left  Lieo sai
80Paet-sip Drive straight on  Khap trong pai
90 Kao-sip Slow down  Cha-cha
100 Nung Roi Stop  Yut
400 Si Roi How much is this?  Ra-kha tao rai?
600 Hok Roi Please wrap it for me  Ho hai duai
1,000 Nung Phan I'm sorry, Excuse me  Kho thot
10,000 Nung Mun Very good  Dee mak
100,000Nung San No good  Mai dee
1,000,000 Nung Lan Good Luck  Chok dee
Where is. Yu nai? How much does this cost?  Ni raka towrai?.
Excuse me Khor tawt Can you speak English?  Khun poot pasa angrit dai mai krap (ka)?
   I wish to go to Yak ja pai...
 

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