Fun Thai Trivia

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ไปดวงจันทร์ ถ่ายแค่ 5 รูป

[pai duangjan, tàai kâe hâa rûup]
Went to the moon and took only 5 photos.

เข้าห้องน้ำ รัวไป 37 รูป
[kâo hâwng náam,rua pai sǎam sìp jèt rûup]
Went to the restroom and took 37.
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“ผู้ที่มีเกียรติ คือผู้ที่ให้เกียรติผู้อื่น”
[pûu tîi mii gìat keu pûu tîi hâi gìat pûu èun]
A respectable person is a person that respects others.

– a quote by Zhuge Liang

Watch this related video on “Verb to Be” [เป็น pen / อยู่ yùu / คือ keu]. Enjoy!

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จะไม่กินอะไรอีกแล้ว เดี๋ยวอ้วน
[jà mâi gin arai ìik léaw, dǐaw ûan]
I won’t eat anything anymore. Otherwise, I’ll get fat.

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[ Grammar Time ]

1. ไม่ .

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* – – – ชาเย็น VS เย็นชา – – – *

ชาเย็น [chaa-yen]: Thai iced tea
เย็นชา [yen-chaa]: Cold (indifferent, unemotional)

The Thai tea served at this café seems to be a bit different than the usual Thai tea you get.
Look at what they wrote to describe the tea!

“เย็นชาพอๆกับหัวใจแฟนเก่าคุณ”
[yen chaa paw paw gàp hǔa jai fan gào khun]
About as cold as your ex’s heart.…

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ซีร็อคโค ภัตตาคารเปิดโล่งที่สูงที่สุดในโลก
[Sirocco pát-taa-kaan pèrd lông tîi sǔng sîi sùd nai lôke]
Sirocco, the highest open-air restaurant in the world,

ตั้งอยู่ที่กรุงเทพนี่เองค่ะ
[tâng yùu tîi grungthêp nîi eng kà]
is located right here in Bangkok!

มีใครเคยไปมาแล้วบ้างคะ
[mii krai koei pai maa léaw bâng ká]
Has anyone been there?

【- Vocab & Grammar – 】

1.…

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Dialogue

[pâw: kraao nâa, tâa eng sàwp tòk ìik kráng, mâi tâwng maa rîak guu wâa pâw]
Father: If you fail the exams again next time, don’t call me “father”!

[lûuk: kráp]
Son: Understood.

[lǎng gaan pragàat pǒn gaan sàwp lâi]
After the announcement of the exam results.

[pâw: pǒn sàwp pen ngai bâang lûuk]
Father: What are the results, son?…

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สมาชิก 206,351 คน
[samaachík 206,351 kon]
206,351 subscribers

ดูอยู่ 1 คน
[duu yùu 1 kon]
1 person watching

 
G r a m m a r   t i m e

“ดูอยู่ 1 คน” [duu yùu 1 kon] is derived from the full sentence “มีคนดูอยู่ 1 คน” [mii kon duu yùu 1 kon] meaning “There is one person watching.” You may have thought to say “1 คนดูอยู่” [1 kon duu yùu] but that sounds unnatural.…

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In English, the word “jealous” can refer to two different emotions. One is “to be upset and angry because someone that you love seems interested in another person” and the other is “to be unhappy and angry because someone has something that you want.

In Thai, we use two different words to describe each emotion.

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คุณเคยเบื่ออะไรมากๆไหม
[khun koei bêua arai mâak mâak mái]
Have you ever felt so sick of something?

เบื่อคน เบื่องาน
[bêua kon, bêua ngaan]
Sick of people… sick of work…?

อยากจะหนีไปเที่ยวให้ไกลๆ
[yàak jà nǐi pai tîaw hâi glai glai]
Feeling like going somewhere far for vacation?

แล้วทำไมไม่ไป
[léaw tammai mâi pai]
So why don’t you go?

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