Tag: Thai grammar

Tag: Thai grammar

Common Thai Grammar Mistakes 3
Image October 13, 2018 Learn Thai,Thai Grammar,Thai Lessons maliwan

mâi ไม่  and mâi châi ไม่ใช่ are used in negative sentences for example; Subject +mâi+verb+object. 1. She didn’t come to work. káo mâi ma: tham-ŋa:n kà.     เค้าไม่มาทำงานค่ะ 2. He did not drink beer. káo mâi gin bia kráp.                เค้าไม่กินเบียร์ครับ 3. There is nobody there. thî:-nân mâi mi: kon kà.          ที่นั่นไม่มีคนค่ะ Note: A:káo mâi ma: tham-ŋa:n kà. She didn’t come to work. เค้าไม่มาทำงานค่ะ B:káo ma:
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Common Thai Grammar Mistakes 2
Image October 12, 2018 Read Thai,Speak Thai,Thai Lessons Simon

There are a lot of students that make mistakes when they say ‘to call’in Thai language. To call someone is tho:-hǎ: โทรหา  someone + tho:-hǎ: + someone To call a place is tho:-pai โทรไป  or tho:-ma: โทรมา  someone + tho:-pai/tho:-ma:+place/verb For example; 1.1 I (elder speaker) called my sister. Phî: tho:-hǎ: nɔ́:ŋ-sǎ:w.     พี่โทรหาน้องสาว 1.2 Her mother calls her friends
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Common Thai Grammar Mistakes 1
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Common Thai Grammar Mistakes 1 It’s sometimes easy to make a mistake with Thai grammar, remembering the correct positioning of verb, noun and adjective! For example, when we want to say ‘no traffic’ in Thai, we don’t say “mâi rót tìt” because after the “mâi”,we put the verb or adjective. We don’t put the noun
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Speak Thai Lesson 4
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Classifier – bai A classifier is like a unit of measurement that is put after a number.In English you say” 2 hats”,in Thai we wouldn’t say “muàk 2”. We would say“muàk 2 bai”.Each noun has a different classifier. We use classifiers when we mention the amount of something. bai is a classifier of caps or hats. For example: 1.mi: muàk sǎ:m  bai  yù:  bon tó. มีหมวกสามใบอยู่บนโต๊ะ There are 3 hats on the table.
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General Conversation and Grammar
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General Conversations A: pai nǎi? (Where are you going?) B: pai tham-ŋa:n kà.(I’m going to work.) A: kɔ̌:-thô:t ńa kráp. (Sorry) B: mâi-pen-rai kà. (No problem ) At a coffee shop A: ao ga:-fԑ: rɔ́:n kráp. (I would like a cup of hot coffee please) B: nî: kà. (Here you go) A: ao cha: rɔ́:n
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