- What is Mai AOW?
- Is 100 baht a good tip?
- What does Krap mean in Thai?
- What is Mai Chai in Thai?
- What is KRUB?
- What does 555 mean in Thai?
- How do you say goodnight in Thai?
- What does Khob Khun Ka mean?
- What does Aye mean?
- Is it rude to say yeah?
- What can I say instead of yes?
- What does Khun P mean?
- How do you say yes and no in Thai?
- How do you say no in Thai?
What is Mai AOW?
Handy phrase to learn, which is still polite – mai aow krub (or ka if speaker is female).
Meaning, “don’t want” – (essentially meaning I don’t want it – thanks, but no thanks).
mai = sounds like “my” aow = sounds like the noise you make when you stub your toe..
Is 100 baht a good tip?
In more upscale restaurants, with professional wait staff who provide excellent service, a larger tip of 5%-10% is quite common. Massage ladies commonly get a more substantial tip of 100 baht because they get only a pittance out of what you pay the house, and often wait around all day for a customer.
What does Krap mean in Thai?
Kap khun krap/ka: Thank You A polite thank you is a lovely way to leave a restaurant or show appreciation in any place – for this you can say kap khun krap/ka.
What is Mai Chai in Thai?
ใช่ or ‘chai’ translated into English is “I agree” or “yes” ไม่ใช่ or ‘mai chai’ translated into English is “That’s not right” or “I don’t agree” By adding ‘ka’ onto the end it makes the response more polite, and is normally used in responses, statements or commands.
What is KRUB?
In the Thai Royal Institute Dictionary, the words “ka” and “krub” are both defined as “an ending word to suggest the politeness of the message.” In my own translation, they are filler words that don’t mean anything.
What does 555 mean in Thai?
HaHaHaThe number five in Thailand ห้า sounds like Ha. So, 555 = HaHaHa.
How do you say goodnight in Thai?
The formal word is “ราตรีสวัสดิ์ (ra-three-saw-wad)” which is a direct translation of “good night”, but most people like to say “ฝันดี (fun-dee)” with a particle “นะ (na)” to end the phrase in most occasion.
What does Khob Khun Ka mean?
Thank youKhob khun (khap/ka) – “Thank you” If you ever want to show your appreciation to a local for something, this phrase is the one for you.
What does Aye mean?
Interjection. aye. yes; yea; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question.
Is it rude to say yeah?
There’s nothing rude about “yeah”. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory. You can’t replace it with “yes” in this instance.
What can I say instead of yes?
Polite Ways to Say Yes in EnglishYeah, sure. Here you go.No problem! I’m always happy to help.Yep! I will be right there. (Yep is another informal way to say yes like yeah.)Yeah, I’d be happy to!Cool. (Yes, cool can really be used to say yes or to show agreement.)You got it.Okay.
What does Khun P mean?
13 years ago. Meaning: sister/brother for people of similar age and status.
How do you say yes and no in Thai?
Thai does not have a simple direct translation to the English words ‘yes’ and ‘no’. There are various standard forms of affirmative or negative reply depending on the context….THAI LANGUAGE LESSONS. L15 – Yes & No.krup / kayes (polite particle as a confirmation)chai maiisn’t it?mai chaino it isn’t (not yes)bplaono2 more rows
How do you say no in Thai?
If you find the three words too long and complicated to remember, simply say mai kha (for female speakers) or mai krap (for male speakers). That is a polite way to say no.