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18: Many ways to say “very” in Thai

March 09, 2019
You too can learn Thai
18: Many ways to say “very” in Thai
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You too can learn Thai
18: Many ways to say “very” in Thai
Mar 09, 2019
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You too can learn Thai. Episode 18  

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** Timestamp & phrases**  
Thai transcription provided by thai-language.com. Capital letters at the end of each syllable indicate tones.  

[01:20]  

มาก (maak) & มาก ๆ (maak maak)  

“very”  

  

[02:30]  

อย่างยิ่ง (yaang ying) & เป็นอย่างยิ่ง (bpen yaang ying)  

“extremely” (used in formal / written language)  

  

สำคัญ(เป็น)อย่างยิ่ง  

samR khanM (bpenM) yaangL yingF  

“extremely important”  

  

[04:04]  

สุด ๆ (soot soot) & สุด ๆ ไปเลย (soot soot bpai leeuy)  

“very” “super” (colloquial)  

  

อร่อยสุด ๆ (ไปเลย)  

aL raawyL sootL sootL (bpaiM leeuyM)  

 “It’s super delicious!”  

  

[05:26]  

จะตาย (ja dtaai)  

“very” “super”  

(colloquial; implying that what you say contradicts with another speaker’s opinion)  

  

ทำไมไม่กินล่ะ อร่อยจะตาย  

thamM maiM maiF ginM laF aL raawyL jaL dtaaiM  

“Why didn’t you eat it? It’s super delicious.”  

  

[06:52]  

เว่อ (wuuhr)  

“very” “super” (colloquial; exaggerating)  

  

[07:32]  

จัด (jat)  

“very” “super”  

(limited use; often used to describe extreme weather)  

  

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Show Notes

You too can learn Thai. Episode 18  

(www.youtoocanlearnthai.com / youtoocanlearnthai@gmail.com)  

  

** Timestamp & phrases**  
Thai transcription provided by thai-language.com. Capital letters at the end of each syllable indicate tones.  

[01:20]  

มาก (maak) & มาก ๆ (maak maak)  

“very”  

  

[02:30]  

อย่างยิ่ง (yaang ying) & เป็นอย่างยิ่ง (bpen yaang ying)  

“extremely” (used in formal / written language)  

  

สำคัญ(เป็น)อย่างยิ่ง  

samR khanM (bpenM) yaangL yingF  

“extremely important”  

  

[04:04]  

สุด ๆ (soot soot) & สุด ๆ ไปเลย (soot soot bpai leeuy)  

“very” “super” (colloquial)  

  

อร่อยสุด ๆ (ไปเลย)  

aL raawyL sootL sootL (bpaiM leeuyM)  

 “It’s super delicious!”  

  

[05:26]  

จะตาย (ja dtaai)  

“very” “super”  

(colloquial; implying that what you say contradicts with another speaker’s opinion)  

  

ทำไมไม่กินล่ะ อร่อยจะตาย  

thamM maiM maiF ginM laF aL raawyL jaL dtaaiM  

“Why didn’t you eat it? It’s super delicious.”  

  

[06:52]  

เว่อ (wuuhr)  

“very” “super” (colloquial; exaggerating)  

  

[07:32]  

จัด (jat)  

“very” “super”  

(limited use; often used to describe extreme weather)  

  

** Contact **  

Write or send your voice clip to: youtoocanlearnthai@gmail.com.  

Questions, comments, ideas for future episodes are all welcome.  

  

** You may also like **  

Episode 14: Taking a taxi – Thai listening practice and dialogue example  

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