Basic Thai phrases for greetings

Hello = Sa-wad-dee

How are you? = Sa-Bai-Dee Mhai ?

I’m fine = Sa-bai-dee

I’m not well = Mai-sa-bai

I come from (America) = Pom (for men) / Dii-Chan (For women) - ma - chak -.....country......

What country are you from? = Khun-ma-chak-pla-thet-a-rai

Thank you = Khob-khun

Sorry = Khor-tote

No problem = Mai-pen-rai

Goodbye = La-gorn or bye

Can you speak English? = Khun-pood-paa-saa-ung-krit-dai-mhai ?

What is your name? = Khun-chue-a-rai

My name is __ = Pom (for men) / Dii-Chan (For women)- chue - .......name.........

 

Basic Thai words for questions

Where? = Tii-nai?

What? = A-rai?

When? = Mua-rai?

How? = Yang-rai?

Why? = Tum-mai?

 

Basic Thai phrases for addressing people

I (female) = Chán

I (male) = Pŏm

You = Khun

He/She/They = Kao

Female/Male (junior) = Nong

Female/Male (senior) = Pee

 

Basic Thai phrases for directions (taxis, buses, airport, etc.)

Speak slowly = Pood - chaa - chaa - noi

Do you use the meter? = Chai - meter - mai (Be sure taxi drivers use the meter in Bangkok!)

Nearby = graii

Go straight = trong - pai

Go left = leow - sai

Go right = leow - kwa

Stop = yoot

Go to the airport = Pai-sa-nam-bin

Station = Sa-taa-nee

Bus stop = Pai-paay-rot-may

Bus = Rot-may

Skytrain = Rot-fai

Subway =Rot-fai-tai-din

Airplane = Kruang - bin

Minibus = Rot-mini-bus

Car = Rot

Bicycle = Jak-gra-yaan

Motorcycle = Mor-ter-sai

Boat = Rua

 

Basic Thai phrases for shopping

How much? = Tao-rai

Very expensive = Paang-,mak

Can you reduce the price? = Lod - noi - dai - mai

I want this one = Aow-un-nee

 

Basic Thai numbers

1 = Nung

2 = Song

3 = Sam

4 = See

5 = Haa

6 = Hok

7 = Jet

8 = Bpeet

9 = Gaao

10 = Sip

20 = Yii sip

21 = Yii sip et

22 = Yee sip song

30 = Sam sip

40 = See sip

50 = Haa sip

60 = Hok sip

70 = Jet sip

80 = Bpeet sip

90 = Gaao sip

100 = Nung rooi

500 = Haa rooi

1,000 = Nung pan

 

Basic Thai phrases for restaurants or cafes

Restaurant = Raan - ar - haan

Café = Raan - gar - fee

Bathroom = Hong-naam

What is this? = Nee-kue-a-arai

Hungry = Hiu

May I have the menu = Khor - menu - noi

Vegetarian = Mung-sa-wee-rud

Vegan = Gin - jay

Water = Naam

Beer = Beer

Chicken = Gai

Rice = Kaao

Cold = Yen

Hot = Rong

No ice = Mai aow nam khang

No sugar = Mai aow nam tan

1 more please = Khor iik noi

I like spicy = Chan/Pom chorb - ped

Not spicy = Mai ped

 

Basic Thai phrases for an emergency

Hurts = Jep

Where is the police station? = Sa-taa-nii-tum-ruad-yoo- tee- nai

Where is the hospital? =Rong-paa-yaa-barn-yoo-tii-nai

Call an ambulance = Tro-haa-rod-am-bu-lance-hai-tee

I’m lost = lhong-tarn

Can you help = Choo-ay - dai - mai

** For Thammasat student - when you are in emergency, you can use this phrase --> I study at Thammasat University, please contact the university for me = Pom / Dii-chan - ruen - yoo- thum-ma-sart- choo-ay - tid-tor-hai-tee **

 

Tha Prachan :

Office of International Affairs

Dhammanathee building 

2 Pra Chan Rd., Pra Nakorn 

Bangkok 10200 THAILAND

Rangsit Center :

Office of International Affairs

Visitaksorn Building (Social Sciences Building2)

99 Moo 18 Paholyothin Road, Klong Luang,

Rangsit, Prathumthani 12121 Thailand                

General Inquiry :

info.inter@tu.ac.th

 

Exchange Program :     

mobility@oia.tu.ac.th                     

MOU & Visit :

collaboration@oia.tu.ac.th

 

Consortium/Short Program :

issara.s@oia.tu.ac.th

 

Tel : Exchange Program : (662) 613-2047 , 613-3023                    MOU , Protocol & Visit : (662)613-3023                        Fax. (662) 623-5289  

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