Basic thai vocabulary

Although a big majority of the people in the city speak English, you may want to learn a few thai bits and pieces to get you started with.

  • Soi | A smaller street, dependant from a main road.
  • Kaa (girls) / Krup (guys) | A politenesss particle to add at the end of your sentences or questions.
  • Korp khun kaa/krup | Thank you!
  • Sawatdee kaa/krup | Hello!
  • Talaat | Market
  • Gin kaao | Eat
  • Naam plaao | Water
  • Chuck dee kaa/krup! | Good luck… is used for cheering when you drink.
  • Geb tang kaa/krup | The bill please.