Before we take a deep dive into Thai conversations, let’s get some basics down. This lesson will teach you how to say hello, goodbye, see you tomorrow and other useful phrases in Thai.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Saying Hello and Goodbye

Previous lesson: Numbers in Thai

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Hello / ByeสวัสดีSà-Wàt-Dee
Good morning / Good Dayสวัสดีตอนเช้า
Sà-Wàt-Dee Dton-Cháo
A-Run Sà-Wàt

Good eveningสวัสดีตอนค่ำSà-Wàt-Dee Dton-Kâm
Good nightราตรีสวัสดิ์Raa-Dtree Sà-Wàt
Welcome! (informal)คุณกำลังทำอะไร (ในตอนนี้)Kun Gam-Lang Tam A-Rai (Nai Dton-Née)
Welcome! (formal)ยินดีต้อนรับYin Dee Dtôn Ráp
Welcome back!ยินดีต้อนรับYin Dee Dtôn Ráp


Goodbye!ลาก่อนLaa Gòn
Sleep well!หลับฝันดี!Làp Făn Dee
So long!ยาวมากYaao Mâak
See you tomorrow!พบกันพรุ่งนี้Póp Gan Prûng-Née
Farewell!การเลี้ยงส่งGaan Líang Sòng
Get out of here!สู้เขา!Sôo Kăo
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