Go through these useful Thai phrases for Bangkok travel. Check out the local, common phrases used in Bangkok, Thailand.

Useful Phrases of Bangkok

While traveling to Bangkok, it is always preferable that you at least understand a few basic words and phrases of the local language i.e. Thai. Even though English is a major commercial language of the city, grasping a few common Thai words and phrases will really come handy and help you to intermingle with the local people. Besides, if you are caught in any kind of a snag or a difficult situation, knowing the local language always proves to be a boon. The best part is that you can also utilize your linguistic skills to negotiate and grab some good stuff at the local markets and night bazaars. Check out some useful Thai words and phrases, which will no doubt aid in your Bangkok travel.

English Phrases Thai Translation
Welcome Rap raawng
How are you? Sabai dee reu?
Hello/ Hi (Male Speaker) Sawatdee krup
Hello/ Hi (Female Speaker) Sawatdee kaa
What is Your Name? Khun chue arai?
My name is… Phom chue…
I am fine Sabai dee
And you? Lao khun lae?
Thank you Khorb Koon
You are welcome Mai pen rai
Goodbye La-gon
Good Morning Sawat-dii torn chao
Good Afternoon Sawat-dii torn bai
Good Evening Sawat-dii torn khum
Good Night Ra-tree sawat
See you again Lao jer gun
Good Luck Chok dee
Excuse me Khor toat
I am sorry Sai Jai
Its OK? Mai ben rai
How much is this? Ra ka thao rai?
That's a little expensive Paeng bai
Can you help me? Chuay dai mai?
Yes Chai
No Mai chai/ Mai oua
Entrance Thaang khao
Exit Aawk
Caution Gaan ra wang
Please Daiprod/ Garunah
Help Gaan chuay
Food Aa-haan
Drink (noun) Kreuang deum
Rice Ma-let kaeo
Glutinous Rice Kao nieow
Bread Ka-nom bpang
Sweet (Taste) Wahn
Salty Khem
Bitter Khom
Sour Briaw
Spicy Phet
Receipt Bai set rap ngern
Self service Bor-ri-gaan dtua eng
Up/Above Kaang bon
Down/Below Long
Back/Behind Laang
Front Naa
Which way? Bai tang nai?
Straight on Dtrong Bai
How many? /How much? Gee baht? Gee maak noi?
When? Meua rai?
Where? Tee nai?
Right Khwar
Left Sai
There Tee nan
Here Tee nee
Price Raa kaa

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