Monday, November 13, 2006

Some Thai words

This is the Thai I can speak so far:

  • sa wat dee ka – hello
  • radtree sa wat - goodnight
  • korp-khun ka – thank you
  • ajarn – teacher
  • a-roy mahk – delicious
  • im laa-ou - I'm full
  • rorn - hot
  • bahn - home
  • soo-ay – beautiful
  • nit-noy – a little
  • neung, sorng, sahm, see, hah, hok, jet, bpaht, gow, sip – numbers 1-10
  • sip-et, sip-sorng, sip-sahm, sip-see, sip-hah, sip-hok, sip-jet, sip-bpaat, sip-gow, yee-sip – numbers 11-20
  • wan-jan, wan ang-kahn, wan put, wan pa-reu-hat, wan suk, wan sow, wan ah-tit – days Monday-Sunday
  • nan keu a-rai ka? – what's that
  • tow-rai ka? – how much?
  • nam - water
  • sap-ba-rot – pineapple
  • gloo-ay – banana
  • gai – chicken
  • kai – egg (kai jee-o - omelette)
  • moo – pig/pork (moo sadtay - pork satay)
  • bplah – fish
  • kao pat - fried rice
  • pet - spicy (mai pet - not spicy)
  • reu-a kahm fahk - ferry
  • drong bai, leo sai, leo kwah - straight ahead, turn left, turn right (handy for directing taxi drivers to the house)

1 Comments:

At 10:53 am, Blogger Mother said...

She who talks in many tongues, eh!

 

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