How to speak basic Thai 3
We have a third list of phrases for people to try when out in Thailand. We have included a variety of phrases which will help you with general conversation, shopping and in emergencies.
(M): Male term
(F): Female term
My name is- Pŏm (M)/ Chán chu (F).
What country are you from?- Kun maa jak prateet arai?
Do you use the metre?- Chai meter mai
Go straight- Dtrong bpai
Go left- Leo sai
Go right- Leo kwaa
Would you take …?- khun rap … mai
Very expensive- Paang mak
I want this one- Ao anni
I need a doctor- Phom dong gan hai mor maa raak sa khrup (M)/ka (F)
Where is the hospital?- Rongpayaabaan yoo tee nai?
Call an ambulance- Dahm rot pa-ya-bahn
If you want to go beyond phrases in Thai, we suggest that Thai lessons would be beneficial. Ideally, learning a new language should be done with a teacher so looking out for Thai lessons near you would be the best option. You can also learn online through Rosetta Stone or Pimsleur.
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