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How to Celebrate April Fools’ Day in Thai

How to Celebrate April Fools' Day in Thai!

Most everyone is familiar with this day, as it is celebrated nearly everywhere the world. Yet, when exactly is April Fools’ Day? And where did April Fools come from? April Fools’ Day is observed on April 1st every year. This day of jokes and pranks is believed to have stemmed from the 16th-century calendar change in France, when New Year’s Day was moved from April 1 to January 1. This action was taken due to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar.

However, a few people were resistant to the calendar change, so they continued to observe New Year’s Day on April 1st, rather than the new date. They were referred to as the “April Fools”, and others started playing mocking tricks on them. This custom endured, and is practiced to this day around the world!

Table of Contents

  1. Top One Million Words You Need to Know for April Fools’ Day
  2. Thai Phrases You Can Use on April Fools’ Day
  3. Some of the Coolest April Fools’ Pranks To Play on Anybody
  4. How Can ThaiPod101 Make Your April Fools’ Day Special?
  5. Top 1000 Most Useful Phrases in Thai - Testing New Technology

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1. Top One Million Words You Need to Know for April Fools’ Day

Do you want to know how to say April Fools’ Day in Thai? Well, there are millions of ways and words, but here are the top one million Thai words you really need to know! Simply click this link. Here are some of them you will find useful:

  1. joke - พูดตลก - phûut dtà-lòk
  2. funny - ตลก - dtà-lòk
  3. lie - โกหก - goo-hòk
  4. surprise - ประหลาดใจ - bprà-làat-jai
  5. fool - คนโง่ - khon-ngôo
  6. April 1st - วันที่ 1 เมษายน - wan-thîi-nùeng mee-sǎa-yon
  7. humor - อารมณ์ขัน - aa-rom-khǎn
  8. sneaky - ลับๆล่อๆ - láp-láp-lâaw-lâaw
  9. prank - ล้อเล่น - láaw-lên
  10. play a joke - เล่นตลก - lên-dtà-lòk
  11. deceptive - ลวงตา - luuang-dtaa
  12. prankster - คนขี้แกล้ง - khon khîi-glâaeng

2. Thai Phrases You Can Use on April Fools’ Day

Thai Phrases for April Fools' Day

Don’t limit yourself to practical jokes - use these April Fools’ phrases in Thai to prank your favorite Thai friend or colleague!

  1. I learned Thai in 1 month.
    • ผมเรียนภาษาไทยในเดือนเดียว
    • Phǒm riian phaa-sǎa thai nai duuean diiao
  2. All classes for today got canceled.
    • วันนี้ยกเลิกเรียนทุกวิชา
    • Wan-níi yók-lôoek riian thúk wí-chaa
  3. I’m sorry, but I’ve just broken your favorite pair of glasses.
    • ขอโทษนะ แต่ฉันเพิ่งทำแว่นตาอันโปรดของเธอพัง
    • Khǎaw-thôot ná dtàae chǎn phôoen tham wâaen-dtaa an bpròot khǎawng thooe phang
  4. Someone has just hit your car.
    • เพิ่งมีคนมาชนรถเธอน่ะ
    • Phôoeng mii khon maa chon rót thooe nâ
  5. I’m getting married.
    • ฉันกำลังจะแต่งงาน
    • Chǎn gam-lang jà dtàaeng-ngaan
  6. You won a free ticket.
    • คุณได้รางวัลเป็นตั๋วฟรี
    • Khun dâi raang-wan bpen dtǔua frii
  7. I saw your car being towed.
    • ฉันเห็นรถเธอถูกยกไปแล้วน่ะ
    • chǎn hěn rót thooe thùuk yók bpai-láaew nâ
  8. They’re giving away free gift cards in front of the building.
    • เขากำลังแจกบัตรของขวัญฟรีกันอยู่หน้าตึกแน่ะ
    • khǎo gam-lang jàaek bàt-khǎawng-khwǎn frii gan yùu nâa dtùek nàe
  9. A handsome guy is waiting for you outside.
    • มีหนุ่มหล่อมารอเธออยู่ข้างนอก
    • Mii nùm-làaw maa raaw thooe yùu khâang-nâawk
  10. A beautiful lady asked me to give this phone number to you.
    • มีสาวสวยฝากเบอร์โทรมาให้คุณ
    • Mii sǎao-sǔuay fàak booe-thoo maa hâi khun
  11. Can you come downstairs? I have something special for you.
    • ลงมาข้างล่างหน่อยได้ไหม ฉันมีอะไรพิเศษจะให้
    • Long maa khâang-lâang nàuy dâi mǎi. Chǎn mii à-rai phí-sèet jà hâi
  12. Thank you for your love letter this morning. I never could have guessed your feelings.
    • ขอบคุณสำหรับจดหมายรักที่คุณให้เมื่อเช้านะ ฉันเดาไม่ออกเลยว่าคุณรู้สึกแบบนั้นอยู่
    • Khàawp-khun sǎm-ràp jòt-mǎai-rák thîi khun hâi mûuea-cháo ná. Chǎn dao mâi àawk looei wâa khun rúu-sùek bàaep nán yùu

Choose your victims carefully, though; the idea is to get them to laugh with you, not to hurt their feelings or humiliate them in front of others. Be extra careful if you choose to play a prank on your boss - you don’t want to antagonize them with an inappropriate joke.

3. Some of the Coolest April Fools’ Pranks To Play on Anybody

Choose Bad or Good

Right, now that you know the top million April Fools’ words in Thai, let’s look at some super pranks and tricks to play on friends, colleagues and family. Some April Fools ideas never grow old, while new ones are born every year.

Never joke in such a way that it hurts anyone, or humiliates them badly in front of others - the idea is for everybody to laugh and enjoy the fun! Respect is still key, no matter what day of the year it is.

Cockroach prank

1- Infestation

This trick is so simple, yet so creepy, it’s almost unbelievable. Take black paper, cut out the silhouette of a giant cockroach, a spider or another insect, and stick it inside the lampshade of a table lamp. When the lamp is switched on, it will look like a monstrous insect is sitting inside the lampshade. Or, get a whole lot of realistic-looking plastic insects, and spread them over a colleague’s desk and chair, or, at home, over the kids’ beds etc. Creep-factor: stellar.

2- Which One Doesn’t Fit?

Put the photo of a celebrity or a notorious politician in a frame, and take it to work on April Fools’ Day. Hang the photo on the staff picture wall, and wait. You’ll be surprised how long it can take for people to notice that one picture doesn’t fit.

3- Something Weird in the Restroom

At work, replace the air freshener in the restroom with something noxious like insect killer, oven cleaner or your own odious mixture in a spray bottle. Be sure to cover the bottle’s body so no one suspects a swap.

Or paint a bar of soap with clear nail polish, and leave it at the hand wash basin. It will not lather.

Or, if your workplace’s restroom has partitioned toilets with short doors, arrange jeans or trousers and shoes on all but one of the toilet covers, so it looks like every stall is occupied. Now wait for complaints, and see how long it takes for someone to figure out the April Fools’ Day prank. You’ll probably wish you had a camera inside the restroom. But, unless you don’t mind getting fired, don’t put your own recording device in there!

Funny Face

4- Call Me Funny

Prepare and print out a few posters with the following instructions: Lion Roar Challenge! Call this number - XXX XXXXXXX - and leave your best lion’s roar as voicemail! Best roarer will be announced April 10 in the cafeteria. Prize: $100. (Lion’s roar is just an example; you can use any animal call, or even a movie character’s unique sound, such as Chewbacca from Star Wars. The weirder, the funnier. Obviously!) Put the posters up in the office where most of the staff is likely to see them. Now wait for the owner of the number to visit you with murderous intent. Have a conciliatory gift ready that’s not a prank.

5- Minty Cookies

This is another simple but hugely effective prank - simply separate iced cookies, scrape off the icing, and replace it with toothpaste. Serve during lunch or tea break at work, or put in your family’s lunch boxes. Be sure to take photos of your victim’s faces when they first bite into your April Fools’ cookies.

6- Wild Shopping

At your local grocer, place a realistic-looking plastic snake or spider among the fresh vegetables. Now wait around the corner for the first yell.

7- The Oldest Trick in the Book

Don’t forget probably the oldest, yet very effective April Fools’ joke in the book - smearing hand cream or Vaseline on a door handle that most staff, family or friends are likely to use. Yuck to the max!

8- Sneeze On Me

Another golden oldie is also gross, yet harmless and utterly satisfying as a prank. Fill a small spray bottle that you can easily conceal with water. Walk past a friend, colleague or one of your kids, and fake a sneeze while simultaneously spraying them with a bit of water. Expect to be called a totally disgusting person. Add a drop of lovely smelling essential oil to the water for extra confusion.

9- Word Play Repairs

Put a fresh leek in the hand wash basin at home or work, and then tell your housemates or colleagues this: “There’s a huge leak in the restroom/bathroom basin, it’s really serious. Please can someone go have a look?!” Expect exasperation and smiles all around. Note that this prank is only likely to work where people understand English well.

10- Scary Face

Print out a very scary face on an A4 sheet of paper, and place it in a colleague’s, or one of your kid’s drawers, so it’s the first thing they see when they open the drawer. You may not be very popular for a while.

11- Wake Up To Madness

Put foamy shaving cream, or real whipped cream on your hand, and wake your kid up by tickling their nose with it. As long as they get the joke, this could be a wonderful and fun way to start April Fools’ Day.

Computer Prank

12- Computer Prank

This one’s fabulous, if you have a bit of time to fiddle with a colleague, friend or your kid’s computer. It is most effective on a computer where most of the icons they use are on the desktop background itself (as opposed to on the bottom task bar).

Take and save a screenshot of their desktop with the icons. Set this screenshot as their background image. Now delete all the working icons. When they return to their computer, wait for the curses when no amount of clicking on the icons works.

13- Monster Under the Cup

This one will also work well anywhere people meet. Take a paper cup, and write the following on it in black pen: “Danger! Don’t lift, big spider underneath.” Place it upside-down on prominent flat surface, such as a kitchen counter, a colleague’s desk or a restaurant table. Expect some truly interesting responses.

Door Prank

14- Prank Door

Write in large letters on a large and noticeable piece of paper: PUSH. Tape this notice on a door that should be pulled to open, and watch the hilarious struggle of those clever souls who actually read signs.

4. How Can ThaiPod101 Make Your April Fools’ Day Special?

If you happen to visit Thailand, or if you work for any Thai company, knowing the above Thai prankster phrases can really lighten up your day. Showing you have a sense of humor can go a long way to cement good relationships in any situation. These phrases are at your disposal for free, as well as are these 100 core Thai words, which you will learn how to pronounce perfectly.

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How to Say Happy New Year in Thai & New Year Wishes

Learn all the Thai New Year wishes online, in your own time, on any device! Join ThaiPod101 for a special Thai New Year celebration!

How to Say Happy New Year in Thai

Can you relate to the year passing something like this: “January, February, March - December!”? Many people do! Quantum physics teaches us that time is relative, and few experiences illustrate this principle as perfectly as when we reach the end of a year. To most of us, it feels like the old one has passed in the blink of an eye, while the new year lies ahead like a very long journey! However, New Year is also a time to celebrate beginnings, and to say goodbye to what has passed. This is true in every culture, no matter when New Year is celebrated.

So, how do you say Happy New Year in Thai? Let a native teach you! At ThaiPod101, you will learn how to correctly greet your friends over New Year, and wish them well with these Thai New Year wishes!

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Table of Contents

  1. How to Celebrate New Year in Thailand
  2. Must-Know Thai Words & Phrases for the New Year!
  3. Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions in Thai
  4. Inspirational New Year Quotes
  5. Inspirational Language Learning Quotes
  6. How To Say Happy New Year in 31 Languages
  7. How ThaiPod101 Can Help You Learn Thai

But let’s start with some vocabulary for Thai New Year celebrations, very handy for conversations.

1. How to Celebrate New Year in Thailand

Let’s discuss New Year’s Day, or, as it’s generally known, New Year, which is celebrated on January 1 every year. New Year activities in Thailand are unique and quite different to those in other countries.

Now, before we get into more detail, do you know the answer to this question-

On New Year’s Day, one activity that has been popular for a long time is sending “Sor Kor Sor” or “Song Kwam Suk” greeting cards. The full name means “sending happiness”. What is the history behind these?

If you don’t already know, you’ll find out a bit later. Keep reading.

When it gets close to the New Year festival, Thai people will start to clean their houses and decorate them with lights. Then, on December 31, people will go to their local temples or วัด (wát) to listen to preaching and practice Dharma. There are several popular temples where Thai people often go, including Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Kallayanamitra. The most popular activity during New Year’s Eve is praying all night long until the break of the new year. But of course, the New Year’s countdown is a widely recognized tradition as well.

On January 1, people will make offerings, listen to preaching, and ask for blessings or คำอวยพร (kham uuai phaawn) from their elders. Some will go to several temples for “luck enhancement”, in the hopes of establishing a good beginning to the new year. Most people will also take time to be with their family and friends and enjoy festive activities. One such activity is drawing lots for gift exchanges. The Thai word for gift is ของขวัญ (khǎawng khwăn).

On the New Year, people usually send greeting cards or การ์ดอวยพร (gáat uuai phaawn) and wish each other luck by saying “Happy New Year” or “Hello New Year” with big smiles on their faces. In addition, shops usually play a popular song called “Pon pee mai” which means ‘New Year blessings’, and was composed by King Rama IX as a gift to the Thai people.

In the past, April 1 was designated as New Year’s Day, but in 1941, the government changed Thailand’s New Year’s Day to January 1 in keeping with the international tradition.

Now it’s time to answer our quiz question-

What is the history of the popular activity on New Year’s Day of sending “Sor Kor Sor” or “Song Kwam Suk”?

Actually, Thailand did not originally have a tradition of sending “Sor Kor Sor”. Rather, they adopted this cultural practice from foreign countries after the late Ayutthaya period. The greeting cards come in the form of paper with writing or printed images.

Happy New Year!
สุขสันต์วันปีใหม่
sùk-sǎn wan-phii-mài

2. Must-Know Thai Words & Phrases for the New Year!

Thai Words & Phrases for the New Year

1- Year

ปี
bpii

This is pretty self-explanatory. Most countries follow a Gregorian calendar, which has approximately 365 days in a year, while in some cultures, other year designations are also honored. Therefore, New Year’s day in Thailand could fall on a different day than in your country. When do you celebrate New Year?

2- Midnight

เที่ยงคืน
thîiang-khuuen

The point in time when a day ends and a new one starts. Many New Year celebrants prefer to stay awake till midnight, and greet the new annum as it breaks with fanfare and fireworks!

3- New Year’s Day

วันปีใหม่ วันปีใหม่
wan-bpii-mài

In most countries, the new year is celebrated for one whole day. On the Gregorian calendar, this falls on January 1st. On this day, different cultures engage in festive activities, like parties, parades, big meals with families and many more.

You can do it!

4- Party

งานเลี้ยง
ngaan-líiang

A party is most people’s favorite way to end the old year, and charge festively into the new one! We celebrate all we accomplished in the old year, and joyfully anticipate what lies ahead.

5- Dancing

เต้นรำ
dtên-ram

Usually, when the clock strikes midnight and the New Year officially begins, people break out in dance! It is a jolly way to express a celebratory mood with good expectations for the year ahead. Also, perhaps, that the old year with its problems has finally passed! Dance parties are also a popular way to spend New Year’s Eve in many places.

6- Champagne

แชมเปญ
chaaem-bpeen

Originating in France, champagne is a bubbly, alcoholic drink that is often used to toast something or someone during celebrations.

7- Fireworks

ดอกไม้ไฟ
dàawk-máai-fai

These are explosives that cause spectacular effects when ignited. They are popular for announcing the start of the new year with loud noises and colorful displays! In some countries, fireworks are set off to scare away evil spirits. In others, the use of fireworks is forbidden in urban areas due to their harmful effect on pets. Most animals’ hearing is much more sensitive than humans’, so this noisy display can be very frightful and traumatising to them.

8- Countdown

การนับถอยหลัง
gaan náp-tháauy-lăng

This countdown refers to New Year celebrants counting the seconds, usually backward, till midnight, when New Year starts - a great group activity that doesn’t scare animals, and involves a lot of joyful shouting when the clock strikes midnight!

9- New Year’s Holiday

วันหยุดปีใหม่
wan-yùt bpii-mài

In many countries, New Year’s Day is a public holiday - to recuperate from the party the previous night, perhaps! Families also like to meet on this day to enjoy a meal and spend time together.

10- Confetti

เศษกระดาษสีที่ใช้โปรยในงานรื่นเริง
sèet grà-dàat sǐi thîi chái bprooi nai ngaan rûuen-rooeng

In most Western countries, confetti is traditionally associated with weddings, but often it is used as a party decoration. Some prefer to throw it in the air at the strike of midnight on New Year’s Eve.

11- New Year’s Eve

วันส่งท้ายปีเก่า
wan sòng-tháai bpii-gào

This is the evening before New Year breaks at midnight! Often, friends and family meet for a party or meal the evening before, sometimes engaging in year-end rituals. How are you planning to give your New Year greetings in 2018?

12- Toast

ดื่มอวยพร
dùuem-uuai-phaawn

A toast is a type of group-salutation that involves raising your glass to drink with others in honor of something or someone. A toast to the new year is definitely in order!

13- Resolution

ข้อตั้งใจ
khâaw dtâng-jai

Those goals or intentions you hope to, but seldom keep in the new year! Many people consider the start of a new year to be the opportune time for making changes or plans. Resolutions are those intentions to change, or the plans. It’s best to keep your resolutions realistic so as not to disappoint yourself!

14- Parade

ขบวนแห่
khà-buuan hàae

New Year celebrations are a huge deal in some countries! Parades are held in the streets, often to celebratory music, with colorful costumes and lots of dancing. Parades are like marches, only less formal and way more fun. At ThaiPod101, you can engage in forums with natives who can tell you what Thai New Year celebrations are like!

3. Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions List

So, you learned the Thai word for ‘resolution’. Fabulous! Resolutions are those goals and intentions that we hope to manifest in the year that lies ahead. The beginning of a new year serves as a good marker in time to formalise these. Some like to do it in writing, others only hold these resolutions in their hearts. Here are our Top 10 New Year’s resolutions at ThaiPod101 - what are yours?

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New Year's Resolutions

1- Read more

อ่านหนังสือมากขึ้น
àan nǎng-sǔue mâak-khûen

Reading is a fantastic skill that everyone can benefit from. You’re a business person? Apparently, successful business men and women read up to 60 books a year. This probably excludes fiction, so better scan your library or Amazon for the top business reads if you plan to follow in the footsteps of the successful! Otherwise, why not make it your resolution to read more Thai in the new year? You will be surprised by how much this will improve your Thai language skills!

2- Spend more time with family

ใช้เวลากับครอบครัวมากขึ้น
chái wee-laa gàp khrâawp-khruua mâak-khûen

Former US President George Bush’s wife, Barbara Bush, was quoted as having said this: “At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, a parent.” This is very true! Relationships are often what gives life meaning, so this is a worthy resolution for any year.

3- Lose weight

ลดน้ำหนัก
lóot nám-nàk

Hands up, how many of you made this new year’s resolution last year too…?! This is a notoriously difficult goal to keep, as it takes a lot of self discipline not to eat unhealthily. Good luck with this one, and avoid unhealthy fad diets!

4- Save money

ออมเงิน
aawm-gnoen

Another common and difficult resolution! However, no one has ever been sorry when they saved towards reaching a goal. Make it your resolution to save money to upgrade your subscription to ThaiPod101’s Premium PLUS option in the new year - it will be money well spent!

5- Quit smoking

เลิกบุหรี่
lôoek bù-rìi

This is a resolution that you should definitely keep, or your body could punish you severely later! Smoking is a harmful habit with many hazardous effects on your health. Do everything in your power to make this resolution come true in the new year, as your health is your most precious asset.

6- Learn something new

เรียนรู้สิ่งใหม่
riian-rúu sìng-mài

Science has proven that learning new skills can help keep brain diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s at bay! It can even slow down the progression of the disease. So, keep your brain healthy by learning to speak a new language, studying towards a qualification, learning how to sew, or how to play chess - no matter how old you are, the possibilities are infinite!

7- Drink less

ลดเหล้า
lót-lâo

This is another health resolution that is good to heed any time of the year. Excessive drinking is associated with many diseases, and its effect can be very detrimental to good relationships too. Alcohol is a poison and harmful for the body in large quantities!

8- Exercise regularly

ออกกำลังกายเป็นประจำ
àawk-gam-lang-gaai bpen bprà-jam

This resolution goes hand-in-hand with ‘Lose weight’! An inactive body is an unhealthy and often overweight one, so give this resolution priority in the new year.

9- Eat healthy

ทานอาหารมีประโยชน์
thaan aa-hǎan mii bprà-yòot

If you stick with this resolution, you will lose weight and feel better in general. It is a very worthy goal to have!

10- Study Thai with ThaiPod101

เรียนภาษาไทยกับ ThaiPod101.com
riian phaa-sǎa thai gàp thai-pàwt wan-oo-wan dàwt khawm

Of course! You can only benefit from learning Thai, especially with us! Learning how to speak Thai can keep your brain healthy, it can widen your circle of friends, and improve your chances to land a dream job anywhere in the world. ThaiPod101 makes it easy and enjoyable for you to stick to this resolution.

4. Inspirational New Year Quotes

Inspirational Quotes

Everyone knows that it is sometimes very hard to stick to resolutions, and not only over New Year. The reasons for this vary from person to person, but all of us need inspiration every now and then! A good way to remain motivated is to keep inspirational quotes near as reminders that it’s up to us to reach our goals.

Click here for quotes that will also work well in a card for a special Thai new year greeting!

Make decorative notes of these in Thai, and keep them close! Perhaps you could stick them above your bathroom mirror, or on your study’s wall. This way you not only get to read Thai incidentally, but also remain inspired to reach your goals! Imagine feeling like giving up on a goal, but reading this quote when you go to the bathroom: “It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” What a positive affirmation!

5. Inspirational Language Learning Quotes

Language Learning Quotes

Still undecided whether you should enroll with ThaiPod101 to learn a new language? There’s no time like the present to decide! Let the following Language Learning Quotes inspire you with their wisdom.

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As legendary President Nelson Mandela once said: “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” So, learning how to say Happy New Year in Thai could well be a way into someone special’s heart for you! Let this year be the one where you to learn how to say Happy New Year, and much more, in Thai - it could open many and unexpected doors for you.

6. How To Say Happy New Year in 31 Languages

Here’s a lovely bonus for you! Why stop with Thai - learn how to say Happy New Year in 31 other languages too! Watch this video and learn how to pronounce these New Year’s wishes like a native in under two minutes.

7. Why Enrolling with ThaiPod101 Would Be the Perfect New Year’s Gift to Yourself!

If you are unsure how to celebrate the New Year, why not give yourself a huge gift, and enroll to learn Thai! With more than 12 years of experience behind us, we know that ThaiPod101 would be the perfect fit for you. There are so many reasons for this!

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Thai Word of the Day - dining room (noun)

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ห้องรับประทานอาหาร (hâawng-ráp-bprà-thaan-aa-hǎan) dining room (noun)

โต๊ะของห้องรับประทานอาหารถูกจัดไว้เรียบร้อย
dtô khǎawng hâwng-ráp-bprà-thaan-aa-hǎan thùuk jàt wái rîiap-ráawy
The dining-room table is set.

โต๊ะรับประทานอาหารในห้องรับประทานอาหาร
dtô ráp-bprà-thaan aa-hǎan nai hâwng-ráp-bprà-thaan-aa-hǎan
dinner table in the dining room

โต๊ะของห้องรับประทานอาหาร
dtô khǎawng hâwng-ráp-bprà-thaan-aa-hǎan
dining-room table

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Thai Word of the Day - seat (noun)

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ที่นั่ง (thîi-nâng) seat (noun)

พนักงานต้อนรับบนเครื่องบินได้เชิญให้ผู้โดยสารนั่งลงในที่นั่งของเธอ
phá-nák-ngaan dtâawn-ráp bon khrûueang-bin dâai chooen hâi phûu-dooi-sǎan nâng long nai thîi-nâng khǎawng thooe
The flight attendant asked the passenger to take her seat.

ที่นั่งบนเครื่องบิน
thîi-nâng bon khrûueang-bin
airplane seat

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Thai Word of the Day - money (noun)

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เงิน (ngoen) money (noun)

เงินถูกใช้เป็นค่าทดแทนของสินค้าและบริการ
ngoen thùuk chái bpen khâa thót-thaaen khǎawng sǐn-kháa láe baaw-rí-gaan
Money is used as payment for goods and services.

ผู้ชายกำลังจ่ายเงิน
phûu-chaai gam-lang jàai ngoen
The man is paying money.

จ่ายเงินสำหรับสินค้า
jàai ngoen sǎm-ràp sǐn-kháa
pay money for goods

ใช้เงิน
chái ngoen
spend money

กระเป๋าสตางค์ที่มีเงินอยู่ข้างใน
grà-bpǎo-sà-dtaang thîi mii ngoen yùu khâang-nai
wallet with money inside

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Thai Word of the Day - ketchup (noun)

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ซอสมะเขือเทศ (sáawt-má-khǔuea-thêet) ketchup (noun)

มีซอสมะเขือเทศไหมคะ
mii sáawt-má-khǔuea-thêet mǎi khá
Do you have ketchup?

ซอสมะเขือเทศ มัสตาร์ด และซัลซ่าเป็นซอสที่ดิฉันใช้บ่อยที่สุด
sáawt-má-khǔuea-thêet más-dtàat láe sao-sâa bpen sáawt thîi dì-chǎn chái bàauy thîi-sùt
Ketchup, mustard and salsa are the condiments I most often use.

ซอสมะเขือเทศ 1 ขวด
sáawt-má-khǔuea-thêet nùeng khùuat
bottle of ketchup

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Thai Word of the Day - air conditioner (noun)

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เครื่องปรับอากาศ (khrûueang-bpràp-aa-gàat) air conditioner (noun)

เครื่องปรับอากาศภายนอกราคาถูกทีเดียว
khrûueang-bpràp-aa-gàat phaai-nâawk raa-khaa thùuk thii-diiao
External air conditioners are quite cheap.

เครื่องปรับอากาศแบบติดผนัง
khrûueang-bpràp-aa-gàat bàaep dtìt phà-nǎng
wall-mounted air conditioner

ชุดเครื่องปรับอากาศภายนอก
chút khrûueang-bpràp-aa-gàat phaai nâawk
external air conditioner unit

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Thai Word of the Day - sunflower (noun)

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ดอกทานตะวัน (dàawk-thaan-dtà-wan) sunflower (noun)

ดอกทานตะวันจะเติบโตสู่ความสูงระหว่าง 8-12 ฟุต
dàawk-thaan-dtà-wan jà dtooep-dtoo sùu khwaam sǔung rá-wàang bpàaet thǔeng sìp-sǎawng fút
Sunflowers grow to heights between 8-12 feet.

ดอกทานตะวันดอกเดียว
dàawk-thaan-dtà-wan dàawk diiao
single sunflower

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Thai Word of the Day - ceremony (noun)

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พิธี (phí-thii) ceremony (noun)

อธิการบดีพูดที่พิธีสำเร็จการศึกษาของพวกเรา
à-thí-gaan-baaw-dii phûut thîi phí-thii sǎm-rèt gaan-sùek-sǎa khǎawng phûuak-rao
The president spoke at our graduation ceremony.

พิธีฌาปนกิจศพ
phí-thii chaa-bpà-ná-gìt-sòp
funeral ceremony

พิธีสำเร็จการศึกษา
phí-thii sǎm-rèt gaan-sùek-sǎa
graduation ceremony

พิธีแต่งงาน
phí-thii-dtàeng-ngaan
wedding ceremony

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Thai Word of the Day - husband (noun)

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สามี (sǎa-mii) husband (noun)

สามีสุดที่รักของฉันทำอาหารให้ฉัน
săa-mii sùt thîi rák khǎawng chǎn tham aa-hǎan hâi chăn
My beloved husband is cooking for me.

สามีกำลังหิ้วตะกร้าที่มีผ้าที่พับแล้ว
sǎa-mii gam-lang hîu dtà-grâa-phâa thîi mii phâa thîi pháp láaeo
The husband is carrying the basket of folded towels.

ภรรยากำลังกอดสามี
phan-rá-yaa gam-lang gàawt sǎa-mii
The wife is hugging the husband.

สามีที่โอบอ้อมอารี
sǎa-mii thîi òop-âawm-aa-rii
helpful husband

สามี และภรรยา
sǎa-mii láe phan-rá-yaa
husband and wife

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