Thai Grammar

Learn Thai Phrase | Single, Sole or Only | Classifier +diaw | เดียว

By January 30, 2012March 17th, 2019No Comments

Try Learn Thai with usHow to use the Thai Classifier for One item (Single, Sole or Only)

Hi Everyone

In this Thai lesson, I have another Thai Adjective word to say  Single with a Noun (Single Sole or Only). You may already know about the pattern

Noun + Number + classifier

This will tell the listener the number of Nouns in the sentence.

But when you want to state there is only a single NOUN we have to use the classifier, diaw / เดียว  which always comes after the classifier.

Classifier +diaw เดียว “    = One, Single or Only Noun

Some other  Classifier to practice:

คน /  Kon /               =  people ( human being )

คัน / kan /                 = car (rót/รถ )

ครั้ง/ kráng /            = time ( occasion )
Examples:

1.chán mii lûuk-săao kon diaw.   = ( chán mii lûuk săao nèung kon )

ฉันมีลูกสาวคนเดียว =  ( ฉันมีลูกสาวหนึ่งคน )

I have one daughter.

2.Jane mii rót kan diaw.=       ( Jane mii rót nèung kan )

เจนมีรถคันเดียว = ( เจนมีรถหนึ่งคัน )

Jane has one car.

3.pǒm kәәi maa meuang  Thai kráng diaw    =( pǒm kәәi maa meung Thai nèung kráng )

ผมเคยมาเมืองไทยครั้งเดียว = ผมเคยมาเมืองไทยหนึ่งครั้ง

I have been to Thailand once.

I hope you enjoyed this short Thai lesson ka 🙂

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