In this blog article, I will illustrate three forms of saying thank you in the Thai language.
I got the information from the website Survival Phrases.
For an overview of the lessons, see the main post: http://yanling.nl/learning-thai-writing-song-lyrics/.
Music: Auld lang syne
Please note: the hyphens used in the words are an indication of a longer tone.
Thank you, in Thai is, khab khun, Ka-a This is, how she says, to you For a man, this is not, the same, like that It is, khab khun krab, like that The Ka, at the end, to be, po-lite This is, al-so for, the krab The na is, there to make, sen-tence, smooth-er You can, if you wish, add it So we have, khab khun na, ka-a, for her Khab khun, na krab for, a man How to, say thank you, ve-ry, much-ie Khab khun, ma-rk na, kra-b For her is, khab Khun ma-, rk na, ka-a Thank you, polite form, it is Khab Khun chai, you will say, to a, close friend This is, informal, thank you
Words / phrases
Phonetically written words and phrases.
|Khab khun (na) ka||Thank you in Thai (women say this)|
|Khab khun (na) krab||Thank you in Thai (men say this)|
|Khab khun mark na ka||Thank you very much in Thai (women say this)|
|Khab khun mark na krab||Thank you very much in Thai (men say this)|
|Khab khun chai||Thank you to someone close (informal thank you)|