THAI 101 : Basic Phrase You Need To Know

THAI 101 : Basic Phrase You Need To Know 

Be able to speak Thai language will make you trip to visit Thailand is much easier! imagine you can not speak to local people at all and it’s end up as a huge mistake like can not tell where you want to go or what you want to eat. Although in the touristy areas speak English, but what if you go to a places where they can not communicate with you? here are a few basic Thai phrases that will help you get by.

Thai’s Ending word

For Thai people we do have and ending word that will make the sentence more polite. If you are male, you end sentences with the word ‘ krap ’ . If you are female, you end your sentences with the word ‘ ka ‘.


Hello –  Sawaddee
How are you? – Sa bai dee mai
Yes – Chai
No – Mai
Maybe – Aaj ja
Thank you – khop khun
Sorry/excuse me – Khor thoad
See you again –  Jer gan


Hungry –  Hew
Spicy – Phet
Really Spicy – phet mak
I would like to order –  sang aa-haan
Delicious –  Aroy
Bill please –  kid nghern


How much does this cost? – Ra ka tao rai
Can you give me a discount please?–  Lod ra ka hai noi
I’m broke –  mai mee ngern leaw
I want this –  Ao un nee

Basic Essential Phrases 

Where is the restroom – Hong nam yoo nai
Where is this place –  tee nee tee nai
I will go to …. –  Pai tee …
Never mind –  Mai pen rai
Beautiful –  Suay

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