Thai Grammar

Thai Question Word | How many? | กี่

By January 20, 2012March 17th, 2019No Comments

Question Word กี่ ‘How many?’Thai Question Words

Question word กี่ ‘How many? follow the pattern ‘Verb + (Noun) + กี่ /gìi/ + Classifier’.

The answer normally consists of ‘Number + Classifier’.

For example:

Q: How many cups of coffee do you want?

(คุณจะ) เอากาแฟกี่แก้ว

/(kun jà) ao gaa-fɛɛ gìi gɛ̂ɛo/

A: Two.

สองแก้ว

/sɔ̌ɔng gɛ̂ɛo/

Q: How many children do you have?

(คุณมี) ลูกกี่คน

/(kun) mii lûuk gìi kon/

A: One.

หนึ่งคน

/nùng kon/

Q: How many days are you going for?

(คุณจะ) ไปกี่วัน

/(kun jà) bpai gìi wan/

A: Seven.

เจ็ดวัน

/jèt wan/

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By Prae
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