Basic Thai Adjectives

Basic Thai Adjectives 2017-03-20T16:48:54+00:00

Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the Thai adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Thai“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishThaiThai
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
good
ดี
Dee
bad
แย่
Yâe
new
ใหม่
Mài
old
เก่า
Gào
small
เล็ก
Lék
large / big
กว้าง
ใหญ่
Gwâang
Yài

long
ยาว
Yaao
short
สั้น
Sân
cheap
ถูก
Tòok
expensive
แพง
Paeng
light / clear
เบา
โปร่ง
Bao
Bpròhng

dark
มืด
Mêut
late
สาย
Săai
early
เช้า
Cháo
interesting
น่าสนใจ
Nâa Sŏn Jai
boring
น่าเบื่อ
Nâa Bèua
tired
เหนื่อย
Nèuay
easy / simple
ง่าย
ธรรมดา
Ngâai
Tam-Má-Daa

for free
ฟรี
Free
right / correct
ใช่
ถูกต้อง
Châi
Tòok Dtông

wrong
สีเหลือง
Sĕe Lĕuang
strong
แข็งแรง
Kăeng Raeng
weak
ยินดีต้อนรับกลับ
Yin Dee Dtôn Ráp Glàp

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