What does Chai mean in Thailand?
When to Use CHAI
The only time you really want to use CHAI ( ใช่) is when someone asks you a question ending in … CHAI MAI? ( ใช่ไหม). CHAI (ใช่) really means “It is,” or sometimes “That is right.” It is not used like “YES” in English so as soon as you become aware of this, stop using it like that.
What does Kun mean in Thailand?
The term คุณ /kun/ was originally a royal title bestowed to show respect. Later it took on the use it has today. คุณ /kun/ can also mean “you”.
Is there a word for no in Thai?
To answer “no” you use the word ไม่ (mai) – which means “no” or “not” – plus the verb or adjective that was used in the question. It may sound strange at first, but this is perfectly normal exchange in Thai: ร้อนไหม (rawn mai?)
What does Jing Jing mean in Thai?
The root word is จริง, which means ‘true’ or ‘real’. จริง Jing1. If you repeat the word twice, it means ‘really! ‘, ‘seriously‘, or ‘I’m telling the truth.
What does Pai mean in Thai?
pai. We have already seen two forms of Thai greeting, “Are you well” and “Have you eaten”. A third employs the word pai, or “go”: pai nai mah, or “Where have you been”.
What does Mai Dai mean in Thai?
Its literal meaning is ” I didn’t hear“. The equivalent statement about eating would be mai dai gin “I didn’t eat”
How do you address a Thai person?
- In both a formal and informal situation, Thai people greet each other with the word ‘sawadee’ followed by ‘kah’ for females and ‘kraap’ (soft r) for males.
- It is normal to refer to someone of a perceived higher status by the title ‘Khun’ (Mr/Ms) followed by their first name.
How do you respond to thank you in Thai?
Another way to reply to thank you in Thai is to use this somewhat nicer sounding phrase:
- ยินดี – Yin Dee (normal tone)
- ขอบคุณ – kob khun!
- ขอบใจ – kob jai!
Is no a non in French?
Non is the generic, all-purpose French word for “no“: Non, je n’aime pas les fraises. No, I don’t like strawberries.