PickupThai is proud to present our latest e-book, “365 Must-Know Thai Phrases for Everyday Conversation” [Exactly as Said by Native Speakers].

☑  Includes 365 commonly used phrases worth knowing.
☑  Teaches natural-sounding sentences as expressed by native Thai speakers.
☑  Sentences drawn from various everyday life scenarios one is likely to encounter.…

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[wai rûn samǎi níi]
Teenagers today…

[tìd burìi]
Addicted to cigarettes

[tìd lâo]
Addicted to alcohol

[tìd yaa]
Addicted to drugs

[táwng gàwn wai an kuan]
Get pregnant too young
[literal translation: get pregnant before reaching an appropriate age]

[láe nîi keu phǒm]
And this is me.…

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A unique design featuring the names of the twelve months in Thai script on various useful products including T-shirts and calendars. Excellent for Thai learners or anyone who’s interested in Thai language and culture.

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Customizable Thailand Photo Calendar 2020

2020 Calendar with a carefully selected collection of beautiful photographs representing Thailand and Thai culture by Yuki Tachaya.…

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[pii níi khun ja pai loy grathong gàp khrai]
Who are you going to celebrate Loy Kratong with this year?

1) พ่อแม่ [pâw mâe] Parents
2) พี่น้อง [pîi náwng] Siblings
3) ญาติ [yàat] Relative
4) เพื่อน [pêuan] Friend
5) แฟน [fan] Girlfriend / boyfriend
6) แฟนเก่า [fan gào] Ex-girlfriend / ex-boyfriend
7) คนที่แอบชอบ [kon tîi àeb chôrp] Someone I have a crush on
8) สามี [sǎmii] Husband
9) ภรรยา [panrayaa] Wife
10) คนเดียว [kon diaw] Alone…

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[prûng níi pen wan loy grathong kǎwng Thai léaw náká]
Tomorrow is Loy Grathong Day!

[khrai tîi yùu meuang Thai chûang níi]
If you are in Thailand during this time of the year..

[láe yang mâi koei dâai sǎmpàt gàp wáttanátam an suǎi ngaam níi kǎwng Thai]

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(ข้าง)บน [(káang) bon] on, above, upstairs
(ข้าง)ล่าง [(káang) lâang] under, below, downstairs
(ข้าง)ซ้าย(ของ) [(káang) sáai (kǎwng)] on the left (of)
(ข้าง)ขวา(ของ) [(káang) kwǎa (kǎwng)] on the right (of)
(ข้าง)หน้า [(káang) nâa] in the front (of)
(ข้าง)หลัง [(káang) lǎng] in the back (of) / behind
(ข้าง)ใน [(káang) nai] in, inside
(ข้าง)นอก [(káang) nâwk] out, outside

* Remarks *


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เจ [jay] vegan
มังสวิรัติ [mangsawírát] vegetarian

What vegans and vegetarians don’t eat.

เนื้อสัตว์ [néua sàt] meat
ไก่ [gài] chicken
หมู [mǔu] pork
เนื้อ(วัว) [néua (wua)] beef
เป็ด [pèd] duck

อาหารทะเล [aahǎan talay] seafood
ปลา [plaa] fish
กุ้ง [gûng] shrimp / prawn / lobster
ปู [puu] crab
หอย [hǒi] clam / mussel
น้ำปลา [nám plaa] fish sauce
น้ำพริก [nám prík] chili paste
กะปิ [ga pì] shrimp paste

Other foods vegans don’t eat.

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In this lesson, khru Yuki Tachaya teaches how to count numbers 0-10 in Thai with the correct pronunciation of tones, vowels and consonants. She also mentions common mistakes she finds Thai learners make and why it’s sometimes hard for native speakers to understand them. Not only that, she also shares some useful techniques to help you remember how to say the numbers correctly and not get confused again.…

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[sùpaasìt prajam wanníi]
Proverb of the Day.

จงใช้ชีวิตให้เหมือนใช้ smartphone
[jong chái chiiwít meǔan chái smartphone]
“Live your life like how you use a smartphone.”

[arai tîi tam hâi rao mii kwaam sùk, save wái]
Save… things that you make you happy.

[arai tîi tam hâi kon èun mii kwaam sùk, sòng tàw]
Forward… things that make others happy.…

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When you want to say that something is free of charge in Thai, it’s very simple. Just use the English word “ฟรี [free].” The opposite of “ฟรี [free]” is “ไม่ฟรี” [mâi free] or “ต้องเสียตังค์ [tâwng sǐa tang],” of which the literal meaning is “have to pay.”

However, the word “free” can also be used as an idiom together with a verb to imply that one’s effort was made in vain or for nothing.…

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อดีต [adìit] past
ปัจจุบัน [pàtjuban] present
อนาคต [anaakót] future

สามวันก่อน [sǎam wan gàwn] 3 days ago
เมื่อวานซืน [mêua waan seun] the day before yesterday
เมื่อวาน [mêua waan] yesterday
วันนี้ [wan níi] today
พรุ่งนี้ [prûng níi] tomorrow
มะรืน [má reun] the day after tomorrow
อีกสามวัน [ìik sǎam wan] 3 days from today

สามคืนก่อน [sǎam keun gàwn] 3 nights ago
สองคืนก่อน [sǎwng keun gàwn] 2 nights ago
เมื่อคืน [mêua keun] last night
คืนนี้ [keun níi] tonight
คืนพรุ่งนี้ [keun prûng níi] tomorrow night
อีกสองคืน [ìik sǎwng keun] 2 nights from tonight
อีกสามคืน [ìik sǎam keun] 3 nights from tonight

อาทิตย์ก่อน [aatít gàwn] last week
อาทิตย์นี้ [aatít níi] this week
อาทิตย์หน้า [aatít nâa] next week

เดือนก่อน [deuan gàwn] last month
เดือนนี้ [deuan níi] this month
เดือนหน้า [deuan nâa] next month

ปีก่อน [pii gàwn] last year
ปีนี้ [pii níi] this year
ปีหน้า [pii nâa] next year…

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The verb “เที่ยว [tîao]” can be quite confusing to someone learning Thai. Most of the time, this word gets translated as “to travel” or “to go on a trip.” But it’s more complicated than that. In fact, “เที่ยว [tîao]” can be used any time you go out and have fun or go somewhere for enjoyment or leisure, not only limited to going on a vacation.…

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Both “ตั้งแต่ [tâng tàe]” and “จาก [jàak]” mean “from/since.” And both “จน [jon]” and “ถึง [těung]” mean “to/until.” Do you know when to use each one of these words? Test your Thai knowledge by taking our quiz below!

Complete the sentences below with ตั้งแต่ [táng tàe], จาก [jàak], จน [jon] or ถึง [těung].

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