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Vocabulary for This Lesson

What is this? That is . . .

With these new words you'll start learning how to identify things, ask about them, and answer some basic questions.
รูป
rûpe
photograph
บ้าน
bâan
house
สมุด
sà-móot
notebook
โต๊ะ
dtóe
table, desk
ดอกไม้
dàwk-máai
flower
โรงเรียน
rong-rian
school
ประตู
bprà-dtoo
door
หนังสือ
nǎng-sǔu
book
เงิน
ngern
money
ปากกา
bpàak-gaa
pen
อาหาร
aa-hǎan
food
ดินสอ
din-sǎw
pencil
นาฬิกา
naa-lée-gaa
watch; clock
หน้าต่าง
nâa-dtàng
window
Note that in syllables beginning with ห + น the ห is silent, but the tone follows the rules for its high class.
กระดาษ
grà-dàat
paper
หนังสือพิมพ์
nǎng-sǔu-pim
newspaper
Note that in syllables beginning with ห + น the ห is silent, but the tone follows the rules for its high class.
ไฟ
fai
electric light
เก้าอี้
gâo-êe
chair
บุหรี่
bèw-rèe
cigarette
หมา
mǎa
dog
Note that in syllables beginning with ห + ม the ห is silent, but the tone follows the rules for its high class.
แมว
maae-ow
cat
วัด
wát
temple, church
The word วัด refers to the Buddhist temple compound, including the temple and all related buildings, structures, and shrines on the temple grounds.
นี่
nêe
this (one)
นั่น
nûn
that (one, over there)
โน่น
nôan
that (one, farther away)

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