Thai Vocabulary and Phrases

Here are some simple and useful words and phrases that can help you commiunicate while you are in Thailand. The Thai people appreciate when a foreigner “Farang” can speak a little Thai and it usually brings a big smile to their face.

If you practice speaking all the words below, you will find your time here in Thailand and communicating with the Thai people and your daily Muay Thai trainers will be a little easier and pleasant.

Short & usefull

Hello

Sawatdee

Good Morning

Sawatdee Dohn Chow

Good Afternoon

Sawatdee Dohn Bai

Good Evening

Sawatdee Dohn Yen

Goodbye

Lao Gone

Yes/No

Chai/Mai Chai

Right/Left

Kwa/sai

Thank You

Korp Khoon Krup

On/Off

Bit/Bert

How Much?

Nee Tao rai?

What time is it?

Gee Mohn Arai?

Where is the bathroom?

Hong nam tee nai?

Excuse me

Kor tote

Help me, please

Chooay Pome dai mai?

Want/No want

Ow/ Mai Ow

Can

Dai

Cannot

Mai Dai

Please

Garoo na

You are welcome

Mai Pen Rai

Days & Months

Monday

Wan Jahn

Tuesday

Wan Ahn Kahn

Wednesday

Wan Put

Thursday

Wan Parue Haht

Friday

Wan Sook

Saturday

Wan Sow

Sunday

Wan Ah Tit

January

Magara Kohm

February

Goompah Pahn

March

Meena Kohm

April

Maysa Yohn

May

Pruet Soopa Kohm

June

Meetoona Yohn

July

Garakada Kohm

August

Singha Kohm

September

Ganya Yohn

October

Dootla Kohm

November

Preutstika Yohn

December

Tanwa Kohm

Numbers

O

Soon

1

Neung

2

Song

3

Sahm

4

See

5

Hah

6

Hoke

7

Jet

8

Bat

9

Gow

10

Seep

11

Seep Et

12

Seep Song

13

Seep Sahm

14

Seep See

15

Seep Hah

16

Seep Hoke

17

Seep Jet

18

Seep Bat

19

Seep Gow

20

Yee Seep

50

Hah Seep

100

Neung Loy

500

Hah Loy

1000

Neung Pahn

10,000

Nueng Moon

100,000

Neung San

1,000,000

Neung Lahn

Colors

White

See Kow

Black

See Dum

Red

See Daeng

Green

See Keo

Blue

See Nahm Nern

Yellow

See Leeung

Brown

See Nahm Tahn

Orange

See Sohm

Gold

See Tong

Silver

See Nuhn

Bronze

See Bron

Gray

See Tao

Verbs

Walk

Duen

Run

Wing

Eat

Gin

Sleep

Nohn

Drink

Deum

Speak

Poot

Smell

Hom

Taste

Chiem

See

Hen

Drive

Kop/Kee

Hear

Yen

Listen

Faung

Play

Lin

Turn

Leo

Clean

Sahk

Work

Tahm Nahn

Read

Ahn

Write

Kien

Teach

Sohn

Learn

Rien

Smile

Yim

Buy

Seu

Sell

Kai

Give

Hy

Interrogative Adverbs

Who

Krai

What

Arai

Where

Tee Nai

When

Meu Arai

Why

Tom Mai

Which

Ahn Nai

Antonyms

Hot/Cold

Ron/Yen

Good/Bad

Dee/Mai Dee

Young/Old

Ah yoo noi/Gaa

New/Old

Mai/Gow

Fast/Slow

Laew/Chaa

Big/Small

Yai/Lek

Quiet/Loud

Niab/Siang Dung

Little/Lot

Nit noi/ Mach

Few/Many

Noi/Mai Lai

Hard/Soft

Kang/Nim

Easy/Difficult

Nai/yahk

Light/Heavy

Mai nahk/Nahk

Time

Time

Wayla

Today

wahn nee

Yesterday

Meu wahn

Tomorrow

Prong Nee

One moment, please

Sakroo na krup

Second

Wit natee

Minute

Natee

Hour

Chuamong

Day

Wahn

Week

Sopda

Month

Dooun

Year

Bee

Nouns

Water

Nahm

Ocean

Maha Samoot

Beach

Haht

Sand

Sai

Towel

Pacha Dua

Motorcycle

Rot motor sai

Chair

Gowee

Table

Doke

Bed

Tiang Nohn

Glass

Gaow

Hotel

Long laam

Room

Hong

Road

Thanon/Soi

House

Bahn

Car

Loht

Restaurant

Ron ah hahn

Gym

Sammoo sahn

Fan

Paht Lome

Light

Fai

Massage

Nuat

People

Kohn

Spoon

Chawn

Fork

Sohm

Door

Bra doo

Window

Na dtang

Phone

Tarasop

Body Parts

Eye

Daa

Ear

Hoo

Nose

Jamook

Mouth

Baak

Head

Hua

Arm

Kan

Leg

Ka

Hand

Meu

Foot

Tao

Finger

Niew Meu

Toe

Niew Tao

Hair

Pome

Elbow

Kha sok

Knee

Hua Kow

Pronouns

I/Me

Pome

You

Khoon

He/She

Kao/Ter

It

Mahn

They

Puak kao

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