715 N. Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22203     
tel:703-243-9669 fax:703-243-9668     
bangkokbistrova@gmail.com     
Bangkok Bistro Thai Restaurant moved to a new location BALLSTON, Arlington VA and are no longer in Georgetown. The original and only one Bangkok Bistro Thai Restaurant at Ballston, Arlington VA with the same executive chef, same taste and same managing team. Visit us across the river!


Let’s Speak THAI

Basic Words & Greetings in Thai language

Hello = Sawa dee
Hello (Casual between friends) = Wad Dee

Thank you = Spoken by males = Cup / Females = Ka
Thank you very much = kob kun cup/ kob koon Ka
(Thank you) Cup / Ka, can be said at the end of any sentence, it is a sign of respect to whom you are speaking with and is regarded as being polite.

How are you ? = Sabbi dee may
I am fine thanks = Pom Sabbi dee cup / Ka
I am good thanks how are you ? = Pom Sabbi dee cup, coon sabbi dee may
Your Welcome = Yin dee cup / ka
Wait = Koi
Waiting long time = Koi nun lowel

Come = Ma
Come from = Ma Jark
I come from Australia = Pom Ma Jark Australia
I come from Thailand= Pom Mar Jark Pra Ted Thai
I Love Thailand = Pom Rak Mung Thai

The word Lowal = past tense - it has happened already.
The word is used at the end of the sentance to say "past tense".

I have come / Arrived = Ma Lowel
Go= Pie
Gone already = Pie Lowel
Go Where = Pie Nay
Go Soon = Pie Dell Nee
Toilet = Hong Nam
Where is the Toilet ? = Hong Nam U Nay

Eat = Gin
Drink = Durn
Food = Aharn
Snack food = Ka Nom
Have eaten already = Gin Lowel
Rice = Cow
I am Hungry = Pom Hue
Are you Hungry = Coon hue may
Tasty = Aroy
I have eaten already thanks = gin lowel cup / ka
I am full thank you = Imm lowel cup
Have you eaten enough ? = Imm lowel ruer young

Understand = Cow Jai
Don't Understand = May Cow Jai
I dont Know = May Roo
Want = Owl
Don't Want = May Owl

Now = Ton nee
Today = Wan nee
To night = Kurn nee
This morning = Chow nee
Tomorrow = Prong nee
Yesterday = Mur wan
What is the time = Gee mong lowal

Water = Nam
Ice = Nam kang
Hot Water = Nam Ron

Water Fall = Nam Toc
Rain = Fon
Raining = Fon Toc
Water Fall = Nam Toc
Shower = Up Narm

May Be / Perhaps = Bung T
Play = Len
Speak = Pood
Funny = Snook
I know = Pom roo
I don't know = Pom mai roo
Every thing = Took Sing
Large = Yai
Small = leck
Fast = Rewel
Slow = Cha Cha

Crazy = Baa
You are Crazy = Coon Baa lowel
You are Very Crazy = Coon Baa Mark
Stupid = Ting Tong
You are stupid = Coon Ting Tong lowel

Have = Me
I have = Pom me
I Don't have = Pom mai me
You have = Coon me
You don't have = Coon mai me
Can not hear you = May dar yin Coon
I can hear you = Pom dar yin coon
Work = Tam yarn
I want = Pom Thong Kan / Yag
I Think = Pom Kitt waar
Why = Tum mi
I am sick = Pom mezza bi
Also = Duay

Happy = me Quarm sook / Sabbi dee
I am Happy = Pom me quarm sook / Pom sabbi dee
I am not Happy = Pom mai sabbi
I am Sad = Pom Sear J
I am Sorry = Pom kor Tort
I am Confused = Pom Sap Sonn
Never mind = May pen rye
A lot / Very= Mak
Hurt / Pain = Jep
I am full = Imm lowal
I forget = Pom leum lowel
Where is = U T Nay
Over their = T non
Here = T nee
When = Mer rai

Friend = Pern
Good Friend = Pern Dee
Problem = Pun ha
I have a problem = Pom me pun ha
Afraid = Glue A
Frightend / Scare = Tock J
Smells bad = Men (Hmmm..I think the Thai language was written by a female)
Good = Dee
Very Good = Dee mak
Bad = Lawel or Mai Dee
Hot Day = Dad lon
Cold wind = Lom yen
Strong wind = Lom rang

Bathroom / Toilet = Hong Nam
Shower = Up nam
Look = Doo
See = Hen
Again = Eek krang
Tell a Lie = Port Go Hok
Talking Shit / lies alot = Port Key More
Promise = Sanya
Sorry = Kor Tort
Sleep = Lap / non / non lap
Wake up= Turn

Thai Words for Muay Thai Boxing

Boxing = Muay
Thai Boxer = Nuck Muay
Warrior = Nuk Soo
Pratice Muaythai = Som Muay
Thai Boxing Gym = Kai Muay
Elbow = Fun Sock
Punch = Chok / Doy
Front Kick = Tep
Win = Chana
Win Victorious = Me Chi
Good Luck = Chok Dee

A Few Simple Tips:

When you use the word ( May) @ the end of a sentence, it means you are asking a question.
Are you hungry ? = Coon Hue may
Are you happy ? = Coon sabbi dee may
Do you have a boy friend ? = Coon me fan may

To use the word May in front of a word means = No / don't.
I don't understand = May Cow J
No thanks = May owl cup
I don't know = May roo
I don't like it = Pom may chop

Flirting & Pick up lines - useful Thai words

Eyes = Tar
Lips = Pak
Pretty = Nar rak
Beautiful = Sway
Hansome = Law
Breasts = Nom
Kiss = Joop
Like = Chop

You are very beautiful = Coon sway mak
You are very pretty = Coon nar rak mak
What is your name ? = Coon chew alie
You have a beautiful smile = Coon me yim sway
Happy to meet you = Pom me Quam sook T die pop coon
See you again = lowel Pop Gun
Do you have a boy friend ? = Coon me fan mai

I like you = Pom chop coon
You have big breasts = Coon me nom yaa
What are you thinking ? = Coon Kitt alie
I am Shy = Pom key eye
You look good = Coon doo dee
You look beautiful = Coon doo sway jung

Thailand girl very Beautiful = Pull Ying Thai Sway Mak
I love you long time = Pom Rak coon nan lowel
Come watch a movie with me = Pie do nung gup Pom may
Come eat with me = Pie gin cow gup pom may
Come with me = Pie Duay

Ordering Food in Thailand

Rice = Cow
Chicken = Guy
Pork = Moo
Red Pork = Moo Dang
Mango = Ma Mawong
Water Melon = Tang Mow
Banana = Gloy
Orange = Som
Orange Juice = Nam Som

Vegetable = Pug
Fried Vegetable's = Pad Pug
Boiled Vegetable's = Pug Tom
Steamed Vegetable's = Pug Ning
Green Curry = Gang Keyal Wan
Two Chicken Legs = Guy song Nong

Numbers - Thailand Currency: (THB) Thai baht

(1) = Nin
(2) = Song
(3) = Sarm
(4) = See
(5) = Ha
(6) = Hok
(7) = Jet
(8) = Pad
(9) = Cow
(10) = Sip

(11) = Sip ett
(12) = Sip song
(13) = Sip sam
(14) = Sip see
(15) = Sip ha
(20) = Yee sip
(21) = Yee sip ett
(22) = Yee sip song
(23) = Yee sip sam
(24) = Yee sip see
(25) = Yee sip ha

(30) = Sam sip
(40) = See sip
(50) = Hok sip
(60) = Jet sip
(100) = Nin roy
(150) = Nin roy ha sip
(1,000) = Nin pun
(1,500) = Nin pun ha roy
(2,000) = See pun
(10,000) = Nin Mong
(20,000) = Song Mong
(50,000) = Ha Mong)
(100,000) = Nin San

Time in Thai Language

2 am = D song
3 am = D sam
4 am = D see
5 am = D ha
6 am = Hok mong chow
7 am = Jet mong chow
8 am = Pad mong chow
9 am = Cow mong chow
10 am = Sep mong chow
11 am = Sip ett mong
Mid day = Thung

1 pm = Bi nin
2 pm = Bi song
3 pm = Bi Sam
4 pm = See mong yen
5 pm = Ha mong ye
6 pm = Hok mong yen
7 pm = Nin toom
8 pm = Song toom
9 pm = Sam toom
10 pm = See toom
11 pm = Ha toom
Mid night = Thung coon

Colors in Thailand Language

White = See Cow
Red= See Dang
Black = See Dum
Pink = Shampoo
Blue = See Far
Dark Blue = See Nam Nin
Green = See Keyal
Orange = See Som
Gray = See Towel
Purple = See Mawong