Hi everyone, in this online lesson we’ll learn some exclamatory particles.
อุ๊ย/úi/ = Ouch! , Oops!
อ้าว/âao/ = Hey! , Oh!(Is that so?)
โอ้โฮ/ôo hoo/ = Wow! , Oh yeah?
ต๊าย/dtáai/ = Good Lord! (More common in female speech.)
เอ๊ะ/é/ = Eh? , What?
อ้อ/âw/ = Ah!(Now I understand.)
เฮ้ย/hêri/ = Hey! , Hold on a minute!
แหม/mǎe/ = Goodness!
เอ๊/ée/ = Ermm………
Enjoy using these with your Thai friends ..and look out for these particles in film and radio.
Thai Language Teacher