Thai Verbs

Learn Thai Verbs: เล่น lên | To Play

By April 1, 2011July 5th, 2018No Comments

เล่น lên | To Play Thai Verb 

This blog, we will learn Thai about the Thai Verb to Play. This verb is used in many different ways other than purely To Play. Let’s check it out!

เล่น /lên = to play

For example,

เขาเล่นกับลูกชาย /káo lên gàp lûuk-chaai = He plays with the son.

พี่ชายเล่นกีตาร์ /pîi-chaai lên gii-dtâa = Older brother plays guitar.

Vocabulary

Thai Script

English

Phonetic

ตุ๊กตา

Doll

dtúkgàdtaa

ของเล่น

Toy

Kɔ̌ɔnglên

ดนตรี

Musical instrument

dondtrii

กีฬา

Sport

giilaa

ฟุตบอล

Football

Futbɔɔn

 

When you say the word เล่น / lên after other verbs, it indicates that the action has a sense of doing for fun.

For example,

พูดเล่น /pûut lên/ = to joke

นั่งเล่น /nâng lên/ = to sit and relax

กินเล่น /gin lên/ = to eat as snacks

เดินเล่น /dәәn lên/ = to take a walk

อ่านเล่น /àan lên/ = to read for fun

Practice these Thai verbs and enjoy talking Thai to Thai people!

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Jang
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