A Guide to Thai - Thai key phrases

Thai key phrases

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For some phrases below, two versions are given.
If you are male, use the phrases ending krúp and beginning pǒm.
If you are female, use the phrases ending and beginning di-chún.

  • English/Transliteration
    Thai
  • Hello
    [sa-wùt dee krúp] (if you are male)
    [sa-wùt dee kà] (if you are female)
    สวัสดีครับ/ค่ะ
  • Goodbye
    [sa-wùt dee krúp] (if you are male)
    [sa-wùt dee kà] (if you are female)
    สวัสดีครับ/ค่ะ
  • Please
    [ga-rOO-nah]
    กรุณา
  • Thank you
    [kòrp-kOOn]
    ขอบคุณ
  • You're welcome
    [mâi bpen rai]
    ไม่เป็นไร
  • Yes
    [châi]
    ใช่
  • No
    [mâi]
    ไม่
  • How are you?
    [sa-bai dee mái?]
    สบายดีไหม
  • I'm fine, thank you
    [sa-bai dee kòrp-kOOn]
    สบายดี ขอบคุณ
  • I'm not well
    [pǒm mâi sa-bai] (if you are male)
    [di-chún mâi sa-bai] (if you are female)
    ผม/ดิฉันไม่สบาย
  • Do you speak English?
    [kOOn pôot pah-sǎh ung-grìt bpen mái?]
    คุณพูดภาษาอังกฤษเป็นไหม
  • Pleased to meet you
    [yin dee têe dâi róo-jùk kOOn]
    ยินดีที่ได้รู้จักคุณ
  • I need help, please
    [chôo-ay nòy krúp] (if you are male)
    [chôo-ay nòy kà] (if you are female)
    ช่วยหน่อยครับ/ค่ะ
  • I'm sorry
    [kǒr-toht krúp] (if you are male)
    [kǒr-toht kà] (if you are female)
    ขอโทษครับ/ค่ะ
  • My name is ...
    [pǒm chêu …] (if you are male)
    [di-chún chêu …] (if you are female)
    ผม/ดิฉันชื่อ……
  • I don't understand
    [pǒm mâi kâo jai] (if you are male)
    [di-chún mâi kâo jai] (if you are female)
    ผม/ดิฉันไม่เข้าใจ
  • See you later
    [láir-o jer gun ná]
    แล้วเจอกันนะ
  • Hi
    [wùt dee]
    หวัดดี
  • Bye!
    [wùt dee]
    หวัดดี
  • Great!
    [yôrt]
    ยอด
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