Thai Verbs

Learn Thai | Verbs of Emotion with ”tîi”

By May 24, 2011July 5th, 2018No Comments

How to describe feelings with ”tîi”Emotions and Feelings in Thai

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
For example:

1.chán sǐa- jai tîi mâi dîi bpai.

ฉันเสียใจที่ไม่ได้ไป

I am sorry that I didn’t go.

2.káo gròot tîi chán maa sǎai.

เขาโกรธที่ฉันมาสาย

He angry that I came late.

3.rao dtèun-dten  tîi ja bpai tíaw tá-lee.

เราตื่นเต้นที่จะไปเที่ยวทะเล

We are excited  that we are going to the beach.

 

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