Three Most Important Words.

Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby bangbang on Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:33 pm

Another-Day wrote:How about these 3 words....... Airport is closed !!!!! :cheers:


Hahaha. Now if you could find the Thai equivalent of those 3 words, that would be awesome.
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby keithrmcdaniel on Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:30 pm

I think that the “airport is closed,” is probably something like this:
sà-năam-bin bpìt láew khráp
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby GenetheMachine on Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:00 am

As most already know Thai is a tonal language. English has 2 vowel sounds, short and long, excluding diphthongs. A diphthong is a single syllable word with 2 tones. Thai has 5 sounds for each vowel. They are normal, high, low, raising (like the end of a question) and falling. The diphthong "fire" is pronounced with a falling tone. If you get the tone wrong in Thai you may have a different word.
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby DaveMin on Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:11 pm

sà-năam-bin bpìt láew khráp


this will be very useful :mrgreen:
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby Anamika on Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:57 pm

I never hear about Sawat dee, kap/kaa
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby Davey on Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:42 pm

Kow Man Guy ?!?!? :mrgreen:

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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby len on Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:44 am

What's the meaning of 'kow man guy'?
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby Omystic on Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:19 pm

What about Phom La Kuhn?

I love you?

Jai yen yen, pronounced Chai yin yin, just means, slow it down, don't hurry, take it easy, or just the 1960's version of

"be cool"

could be where the coolness comes in.......

I prefer the most used two words I give and get which is,

Suoy Ma.....You are beautiful,

and

Im Ma.....I am full.....

I like when I say Suoy Ma to my thai g/f or Phom La Kuhn and she smiles and says in perfect english,

"I know"
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby AllSmiles on Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:56 pm

I believe you mean Phom Rak Kuhn, Suay Mag and Im Mag. Check any good thai-english dictionary that has phonetics if you doubt me.
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Re: Three Most Important Words.

Postby skyaslimit on Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:34 am

Sean Moran wrote:
Still, if you think yourself a gentleman, then those are the three most important words to memorise:

1. Khor
2. Tut
3. Kap

and tut rhymes with foot. :cheers:


WOW (These are the quirks of Thai Language)

If I read and translate it it will be like:
1. Khor = I beg
2. Tut = Transgender
3. Kap = ? :o

and if tut rhymes with foot = toot which means hips (actually it means more than hips, but I can not describe the original meanings on this forum :lol: )
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