How to describe feelings with ”tîi”
Thai Verbs of emotion (‘to be angry, sorry, excited’,etc.) are generally followed by tîi+ Subordinate Clause .” tîi” is similar in function to English “that” (sorry that, angry that, happy that), but unlike ‘that’ which is optional in English, tîi is compulsory:
Here are some Thai Verb of emotions:
sǐa-jai = sorry
sâo = sad
dtèun-dten = excited
gròot = angry
1.chán sǐa- jai tîi mâi dîi bpai.
I am sorry that I didn’t go.
2.káo gròot tîi chán maa sǎai.
He angry that I came late.
3.rao dtèun-dten tîi ja bpai tíaw tá-lee.
We are excited that we are going to the beach.
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