Ko is the Thai word for “island”.
What is ka mean in Thai?
In the Thai Royal Institute Dictionary, the words “ka” and “krub” are both defined as “an ending word to suggest the politeness of the message.” In my own translation, they are filler words that don’t mean anything.
What does Kway mean in Thai?
ควาย (Kwai) / Buffalo
Kwai is the Thai word for buffalo.
What does Kun mean in Thai?
The most common of these honorifics is คุณ /kun/ (Sir or Madam) which is usually OK to use with most people except it just might be a little formal to use with people really close to you.
What does Chai Mai mean in Thai?
Chai/Mai chai/Mai ow: Yes/No/No thanks. Chai is yes. Mai chai is no. Mai at the start of a sentence negates the meaning. So it literally means no yes.
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.
Why do Thai say Krab?
“Krab” or “Ka” (you saw above) is used for a simple reply “Yes”. “Chai”(ใช่) is used to mean “Yes, you are right”.
What is a gig in Thailand?
A gig is anyone that’s ‘more than a friend’ มากกว่าเพื่อน, but ‘less than a girlfriend/boyfriend’ หน่อยกว่าแฟน.
What does ding dong mean in Thai?
a noisy argument. มีเรื่องกัน (Translation of ding-dong from the PASSWORD English–Thai Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)
What is a Thai kiss?
A very noteworthy and loving way of saying “hello” with body language is what Thai people call the “sniff kiss.” The first time I encountered a sniff kiss in Thailand was when my neighbors met my children and their first move was to smell their cheeks, sometimes their hair or their necks.
Why do Thai say P?
The respect for elders within Thai culture is something that is lacking within Western culture. The proper term of address for anyone who is older is Pee (placed before their name), which literally translates as older brother or sister, and anyone younger is Nong, which translates as younger brother or sister.
What Lakorn means?
Lakorn are a popular genre of fiction in Thai television. They are known in Thai as ละครโทรทัศน์ (RTGS: lakhon thorathat, lit. “television drama”) or ละคร (lakhon, pronounced [la. kʰɔːn], or lakorn).
How do you say goodnight in Thai?
ฝันดีนะ (fan dii na) is a commonly used wording to say “good night” in Thai. It can be used amongst family members, couples, and friends.
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 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.