THAILAND

Thai phrasebook

Meeting People

English
Thai
yes
chai
no
mai-chai
thank you
kob-khun
you are welcome
mai-pen-rai
please
ka-ru-na
excuse me
kor-tose
hello
sa-wat-dee
goodbye
lar-korn
Good morning
sa-was-dee-torn-chao
Good night
ra-tree-sa-was
I do not understand
chan-mai-kao-jai (f) pom-mai-kao-jai (m)
Do you speak...?
khun-pood...?
English
pa-sa-ang-krit
What is your name?
khun-cheu-ar-rai?
Nice to meet you
dee-jai-tee-dai-pob-khun
How are you?
khun-sa-bai-dee-mai?
good
dee
bad
mai-dee

Directions

English
Thai
map
phaen-tie
left
saaj
right
khwaa
straight on
trong
far
klaj
near
klaj

Methods of Transport

English
Thai
Where is...?
...-you-tee-nai?
How much is the fare?
ka-douy-sarn-tao-rai?
ticket
tua
A ticket to..., please
pai...neung-tee
Where are you going?
khun-kum-rung-pai-nai?
Where do you live?
khun-you-tee-nai?
train
rod-fai
bus
rod-may
underground
rod-fai-tai-din
airport
sa-narm-bin
train station
sa-tarn-nee-rod-fai
bus station
pai-rod-may
underground station
sa-tarn-nee-rod-fai-tai-din
departure
ork-pai
arrival
ma-teung
parking
tee-jord-rod

Time

English
Thai
What time is it?
nee-va-la-ar-rai? Kie-mong?
today
wan-nee
yesterday
mua-waan-nie
tomorrow
phroeng-nie

Accommodation

English
Thai
hotel
rong-ram
room
hong
reservation
jong
Are there any vacancies?
imee-hong-wang-sum-rub-keun-nee-mai?
No vacancies
mai-mee-hong-wang
passport
passport, nangsue-deun-thaang

Places

English
Thai
post office
tee-tum-karn-plai-sa-nee
bank
ta-na-karn
police station
sa-thaan-nie-tam-roewat
hospital
rong-pa-ya-barn
chemist
ran-kai-ya
shop
ran-kai-kong
restaurant
raan-ahaan
museum
pi-pit-ta-pan
church
bost
square
ja-tu-rus
street
ta-nonn

Shopping

English
Thai
How much does this cost?
nee-la-ka-tao-lai?
I will buy it
shun-ja-seu-mun
I would like to buy...
...shun-tong-karn-ja-seu
Do you have...?
khun-mee-...-reu-plao?
open
peut
closed
pid
postcard
praj-sa-nie-brat
stamps
sataem
little
nit-noi
lot
maak
all
thung-mode

Meals

English
Thai
breakfast
ar-harn-chao
lunch
a-haan-tiang
dinner
ar-harn-yen
vegetarian
mung-sa-vi-rat, kin-ahaan-tjee
cheers!
chok-dee
The bill please
khep-tang, check-bill

Drinks

English
Thai
drink
kreung-deum
coffee
ca-fae
tea
naam-chaa
juice
naam-pom-la-mai
water
naam
beer
bia
wine
waj

Food

English
Thai
meat
neur-sat
fish
neur-plaa
vegetable
phak
fruit
pom-la-mai
potato
man-fa-rang
salad
salad
dessert
kong-wang

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