Just a moment please,
getting sound files . . .
Vocabulary for This Lesson

Introducing Yourself

With these words you'll be able to introduce yourself, ask someone's name, and tell them your name.
ชื่อ
chûu
name, to be named
ใช่
châi
yes, to be so
ใช่ is used as an affirmative response to certain questions. Loosely translated, it means "yes, or correct".
ไม่ได้
mâi-dâi
can not, is not
ไม่ใช่
mâi-châi
it is not so, no, negative response
ใช่ไหม
châi-mǎi
Isn't that right? Correct?
When ใช่ไหม is added to a statement, it forms a question. It is used when the speaker is seeking confirmation of something. It is very similar to the word หรือ, and in most cases either word can be used.
นามสกุล
naam-sà-gune
last name, family name
ได้ไหม
dâi-mǎi
can you? are you able to?
อีกที
eèk-tee
again, one more time
ขอโทษ
kǎw-tôte
excuse me, pardon me
อะไร
à-rai
what (question word)
นะ
a question particle
นะ is added to questions to make them sound less abrupt, or nicer.
กรุณา
gà-rú-naa
please
Note that the first syllable is formed by ก without a vowel. This special spelling has an implied à sound. So you say gà-rú-naa (not grú-naa). gà-rú-naa. กรุณา is one of two different words that are used like the English word please. The other word is โปรด (bròte).
พูด
pôot
to speak; to say
ว่า
wâa
that
ว่า means "that", when used with verbs like พูด ( พูด ว่า, to say that)
เปล่า
blào
no
เปล่า is a particle that means "No". It indicates a strong disagreement with the information content of a question. You will often hear the words หรือ เปล่า (rǔu bplào), which is like saying or not? at the end of a statement to form a question. If you strongly disagree, say เปล่า.
ไม่
mâi
no, not
ยินดี
yin-dee
to be pleased
รู้จัก
rúu-jàk
to know; understand; acquaint

Like our app? Please share it!



Lesson Navigation:

Application Settings:
Gender  (Recordings for your gender)
Transliterations  (Thai words in English)
Interpretations  (What the words mean)

More to come . . .

Active Thai is a work in progress. Please check back often for new lessons.

Lesson Navigation:

Application Settings:
Gender  (Recordings for your gender)
Transliterations  (Thai words in English)
Interpretations  (What the words mean)

More to come . . .

Active Thai is a work in progress. Please check back often for new lessons.