Learn Thai | Thai Commands with the word “ให้ /hâi/”

By April 24, 2013Thai at work, Thai Phrases

How to instruct or tellcommands

someone to do

something in Thai

Hi everyone ! This blog we will learn some Thai commands or instruction language. You may need to instruct people at work or need to ask for help at some point in the future. This will help.

When giving commands as to how someone should do something, the causative verb ให้ / hâi /  can be used before the adjective:

Verb (Phrase) + ให้ /hâi / + Adjective

กินให้หมด      /gin hâi mòt/          = Eat everything up!

ทำให้เสร็จ    /tam hâi sèt/            = Finish it off! 

แต่งตัวให้เรียบร้อย    /dtԑ̀ԑng dtua hâi rîap-rͻ́ͻi/       = Dress respectably!

เขียนให้ดี                  /kǐan hâi dii/         = Write nicely!

พูดให้ดี                     /pûut hâi dii/           = Say properly!

 

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