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Learn Thai Vocabulary | Sports กีฬา

How to talk about Sports Activities in the Thai Language

Hello everyone! Do you like working out? I like to go swimming (sometimes), and what about you?

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In this learn Thai lesson, we will learn Thai vocabulary about sports ka. Let’s check them out!

กีฬา /gii-laa/= sport

ออกกำลังกาย /ᴐ̀ᴐk-gam-lang-gaai/ = to exercise

วิ่ง /wing/ = to run

ว่ายน้ำ /wâai-nám/ = to swim

มวย /muay/ = to box

กอล์ฟ /gᴐ́ᴐp/ = golf

แบดมินตัน /bɛ̀t-min-dtân/ = badminton

ฟุตบอล /fút-bᴐᴐn/ = football, soccer

บาส / บาสเกตบอล /báat, báat-gêt-bᴐᴐn/ = basketball

เทนนิส /ten/nít/ = tennis

สกี /sa-gii/ = ski

โบว์ลิ่ง /boo-lîng/ = bowling

เล่น /lên/ = to play

วิดพื้น /wít-pᵾ́ᵾn/ = push-up

ยกน้ำหนัก /yók nám-nàk/ = lift weight

เต้นแอโรบิก /dtên ɛɛ-roo-bìk/ = aerobic dance

When you do sport with the sports equipments, we use the word เล่น /lên/ = to play, and then the sport

e.g. เล่นกีฬา /lên gii-laa/ = play sport, do sport

เล่นฟุตบอล /lên fút-bᴐᴐn/ = to play football

เล่นสกี /lên sa-gii/  = to ski

เล่นโบว์ลิ่ง /lên boo-lîng/  = to bowl

คุณชอบเล่นกีฬาอะไรคะ /kun chᴐ̂ᴐp lên gii-laa à-rai ká/ = What sport do you like?

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By Jang

Thai Language Teacher