The Pavilions Romance Destinations - Phuket and Bali
 
Language

Being able to speak a few words in Thai will help smooth the way and maximise your enjoyment of your stay in Phuket.  Thai is a tonal language and we recommend that you end each sentence with Krap if you are a gentleman, or Kaa if you are a lady, to make it more polite.

General words and phrases:
Hello / Good bye Sawasdee Krap / Kaa
Thank you Khob Khun Krap / Kaa
Excuse me Kor Tord Krap / Kaa
How are you? Sabai Dee Mai?
Do you speak English? Khoon Pood Ang-Krit Dai Mai?
I am fine Sabai dee
I don’t understand Mai Koaw Jai
I cannot speak Thai Phom (gentlemen) / Chan (ladies) pood Thai mai dai
Bathroom/Toilet Hong Naam
Yes Chai
No Mai Chai


Directions:
Right Kwaar
Left Sai
Turn Right Leow Kwaar
Turn Left Leow Sai
Go Straight Trong Pai


In the Restaurant:
Please bring the bill Kor Bin Noi
I am allergic to… Phom (gentlemen) / Chan (ladies) paae…
I don’t eat… Phom (gentlemen) / Chan (ladies) Mai Kin
Water Nam
Not spicy Mai Pet
Little spicy Pet Nid Noi
How much? Tauw Rai?


Numbers:
Zero Soon
One Neung
Two Song
Three Sarm
Four See
Five Haah
Six Hok
Seven Jet
Eight Peaad
Nine Kaow
Ten Sip