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Learn Thai Vocabulary | Types of Shop | ร้าน

How to talk aboutThai Vocabulary | Shops different types of shops in the Thai language

Hi everyone.

In this Thai language lesson we will learn some Thai vocabulary about different types of shops or stores.

In Thai we call shops –  ร้าน ráan. You can talk about any shop in the Thai language by taking the objects that are sold in the shop and then adding the word ráan at the beginning. Here are some examples:

Thai Shop Vocabulary

ร้านอาหาร /ráan aa-hǎan/  =  restaurant

ร้านซักรีด /ráan sàk rîit/  =  laundry

ร้านตัดผม /ráan dtàt pǒm/  =  barber’s

ร้านเสริมสวย /ráan sə̌əm sǔai/  =  beauty shop, beauty salon

ร้านอินเตอร์เน็ต /ráan in-dtəə-nèt/  =  internet cafe

ร้านขายยา /ráan kǎai yaa/  =  pharmacy

ร้าน(ขาย)โทรศัพท์ /ráan (kǎai) too-rá-sàp/  =  mobile shop

ร้าน(ขาย)เสื้อผ้า /ráan (kǎai) sʉ̂a-pâa/  =  clothes shop

ร้าน(ขาย)กาแฟ /ráan (kǎai) gaa-fɛɛ/  =  coffee shop

ร้าน(ขาย)หนังสือ /ráan (kǎai) nǎng-sʉ̌ʉ/  =  bookstore

ร้าน(ขาย)ขนมปัง  /ráan (kǎai) kà-nǒm-bpang/  =  bakery

ร้าน(ขาย)ดอกไม้ /ráan (kǎai) dɔ̀ɔk-mái/  =  florists

So now hopefully now you have the Shop Vocabulary to help you talk about going to the shops in Thai and which shops you will visit.

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Look forward to seeing you in the next lesson.

By Prae
Thai Language Teacher