แล้ว [léaw] means “and then”, e.g. ตรงไปแล้วเลี้ยวซ้าย [trong pai léaw líaw saái] Go ahead and then, turn left. ค่อย [kôi] is used in front of a verb to imply that you will do that action in the future – not now e.g. เดี๋ยวค่อยกิน [dǐaw kôi gin] I’ll eat that later. ว่า [wâa] is often used after verbs that you would normally use the word “that” after, like คิด [kíd] think (that..),…
In this first PickupThai video lesson, khru Yuki Tachaya teaches how to express if and how much you like or dislike something in Thai (e.g. “I like it a lot” or “I don’t like it very much”). After watching the video, you will be able to talk about your likes and dislikes in Thai, the correct way.…
“ตาม” [taam] as a preposition means “according to”, “as” or “along” e.g. “ตามคำสั่ง” [taam kam sàng] according to the order, “ตามตกลง” [taam tòk long] as agreed, “ตามถนน” [taam ta nǒn] along the street. And “นั้น” [nán] is a demonstrative adjective meaning “that”. For example, “อันนั้น” [an nán] that one or “คนนั้น” [kon nán] that person.…
The word “ใกล้” [glâi], apart from meaning “to be close” or “to be near,” can also mean “almost” as well, for example;
[glâi těung léaw]
We’re almost there!
[glâi jòb léaw]
It’s almost over.
[glâi sàwp léaw]
The exams are right around the corner.
[glâi sǒnggraan léaw]
Songkran (Thai New Year’s) is coming up!…