How do you introduce yourself in Thai?
What is Kob khun ka?
ขอบคุณมาก – Kob khun maak!
This means ‘thanks a lot! ‘, which is a bit more informal, so you can use it with your friends and people you are close to.
What does noo mean in Thai?
THAI LANGUAGE LESSONS L12 – Pronouns & Titles
|tahn||you (polite and formal)|
|noo||you (from an elder to a child or younger)|
|gair||you (informal and rough sounding)|
Why do Thai say ka?
“In Thai ‘krub’ and ‘ka‘ are polite particles added to the end of a sentence. “The two politeness particles inserted after English sentences are caused by the L1 interference. Thai people are too worried about not sounding polite when they speak or write in English,” Tirote said.
What is KHAP in Thai?
Sawasdee (khap/ka) – “Hello”
Countless times! It generally means hello, but it can also serve as good morning, good afternoon, and goodbye.
What does Na Krab mean in Thai?
Once you add the politeness artical “na ka” (female) or “na krab”/”na kab” (male), I would shift the translation to more polite forms of English: “mind you.”/ “do you agree?”/ “if you could.” / it could also simply be rendered in the intonation of the English.
What is KRUB in Thai?
The most important word to know is ‘ค่ะ(Ka)’ (for women) or ‘ครับ(Krub)’ (for men), which should be said at the end of almost every sentence to be polite. Both ‘Ka/Krub‘ can also be used on their own as a polite way to say ‘yes’.
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