What does Dai mean Thai?
dai – is the Thai word for can; to be able to do something.
How do you use DAI in Thai?
The tense word ได้ : Dâi is often used with a verb as a compound word as the sense of the action involving past/past perfect tense e.g. ได้ยิน : Dâi~Yin = (did/have~hear) = to hear. When this occurs you need to think of it as a compound word not two separate words.
Why do Thai people say ow?
“Ow”—Want. This is one word travelers will hear regularly. This is not because someone is hurt, however, but because they want something. Ow means want in Thai, and Thai people ow a lot of stuff.
What does Mai in Thai mean?
ไม่ (mai) means “no” or “not” and is a falling tone. ไหม (mai) is a question word that is used at the end of a sentence to turn a statement in to a yes or no question. It has a rising tone in formal written Thai but when used in everyday speech it is usually spoken with a high tone – มั้ย (mai).
How do you apologize in Thai?
If you want to say sorry in the Thai Language, the most common way is saying ขอโทษ (kŏr tôht). You can use kŏr tôht to mean “excuse me”, “sorry”, “apologies”. Keep in mind, that if you are a female add Ka at the end of sentences, and if you are a guy add krap at the end of the sentence.
What is mai pen rai in Thai?
“Mai pen rai”, which can be translated as “never mind” or ‘It is nothing’ is a very common expression in Thai, the language of Thailand.
What is Mai AOW?
Mai aow (khap/ka) – “I don’t want it”
What is Veramente?
veramente adverb. really, truly, actually, indeed, real.
What is Namaste Thai?
Thai Wai. The Thai greeting called Wai includes a slight bow, with arms pressed together as done while praying. This traditional Thai greeting looks the same as an Indian ‘Namaste’. Thai people mostly perform a Wai when they say khop khun (thank you), or Sawasdee (hello).
What does Sawadee ka mean in Thai?
1. Sawadee krap/ka: Hello. A cheery greeting can go a long way in the Land of Smiles. Sawadee krap/ka will often be met with a huge grin! You can use the same phrase to bid someone goodbye too.
What does Na Ka mean in Thai?
It is a politeness particle. It can mean “please” or “ “thank you” but the exact meaning goes from the situation(context). You can be sure someone is very polite when using “na ka”.
How do you reply to Sawadee ka?
If the person is working, the answer might be a short “Chai ka/khrub” with a slight frown to indicate mild discontent. Or, if they have a day off (Wan yuut”), they might smile (“Yim”) and say; “Wanee mai tam ngan khrup/ka”.
What does Chai mean in Thai?
You’ve probably learned, or found in a Thai-English dictionary, that ใช่ (chai, falling tone 3) means ‘yes’.