People & Professions in Thai

People & Professions in Thai 2017-11-27T08:23:39+00:00

Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

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

People & Professions in Thai

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People

EnglishThaiThai
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
มนุษย์
บุคคล
manut
bukkhon

people / humans
คน
มนุษย์
khon
manut

woman
ผ้หญิง
phuying
man
ผู้ชาย
phuchai
child
เด็ก
dek
girl
เด็กผู้หญิง
dekphuying
boy
เด็กผู้ชาย
dekphuchai

Professions

EnglishThaiThai
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
profession
อาชีพ
achip
employee / worker
ลูกจ้าง
คนทำงาน
lukchang
khonthamngan

clerk / official
เสมียน
พนักงาน
samian
phanakngan

colleague
เพื่อนร่วมงาน
phueanruamngan
pensioner / retiree
ผู้รับบำนาญ
คนเกษียณ
phurapbamnan
khonkasian

unemployed person / jobseeker
คนตกงาน
คนหางาน
khontokngan
khonhangan

doctor
หมอ
hmo
journalist
นักข่าว
nakkhaw
engineer
วิศวกร
witsawakhon
boss
เจ้านาย
chaonai
director
ผู้กำกับ
phukamkap
manager
ผู้จัดการ
phuchatkan
secretary
เลขานุการ
lekhanukan
driver
คนขับรถ
khonkhaprot
farmer
ชาวนา
chaona
baker
คนทำขนม
khonthamkhanom
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
พนักงานขายชาย
พนักงานขายหญิง
phanakngankhaichai
phanakngankhaiying

nurse
นางพยาบาล
nangphayaban
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
ตำรวจ
ตำรวจหญิง
tamruat
tamruatying

cook / chef
กุ๊ก
หัวหน้ากุ๊ก
kuk
huanakuk

teacher (m), female teacher (f)
ครู
ครูผู้หญิง
kru
kruphuying

shoemaker [Sg]
ช่างทำรองเท้า
changthamrongthao
shoemakers [Pl]
ช่างทำรองเท้าหลายคน
changthamrongthaolaikhon
watchmaker [Sg]
ช่างทำนาฬิกา
changthamnalika
watchmakers [Pl]
ช่างทำนาฬิกาหลายคน
changthamnalikalaikhon

Work & Application

EnglishThaiThai
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
ทำงาน
thamngan
work / job
งาน
ngan
workplace
ที่ทำงาน
thithamngan
employment / occupation
การจ้างงาน
อาชีพ
kanchangngan
achip

office
ที่ทำงาน
thithamngan
factory
โรงงาน
rongngan
construction site
สถานที่ก่อสร้าง
sathanthikosang
salary
เงินเดือน
ngoenduean
(to) earn
ได้รับ
dairap
(to) look for a job
หางาน
hangan
(to) find a job
ได้งาน
daingan
job interview
การสัมภาษณ์งาน
kansamphatngan
CV
ประวัติและผลงาน
prawatlaephonngan
education
การศึกษา
kansueksa
experience
ประสบการณ์
prasopkan

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