Thai Adjectives

Welcome to the second Thai lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Thai to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

black
black Audio
สีดำ [si dam]
grey
grey Audio
สีเทา [si thao]
white
white Audio
สีขาว [si khao]
blue
blue Audio
สีน้ำเงิน [si nam ngoen]
green
green Audio
สีเขียว [si khiao]
yellow
yellow Audio
สีเหลือง [si lueang]
red
red Audio
สีแดง [si daeng]
brown
brown Audio
สีน้ำตาล [si nam tan]

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Thai + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
บ้านของฉันเป็นสีขาว Audio
[bankhongchanpensikhao]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
ประเทศของคุณมีขนาดใหญ่ Audio
[prathetkhongkhunmiknatyai]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
หนังสือเล่มใหม่ที่มีราคาแพง Audio
[nangsuelemmaithimirakhaphaeng]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
เรามีความสุขที่นี่ Audio
[raomikwamsukthini]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
เธอมีสุนัขขนาดเล็กสามตัว Audio
[thoemisunakkhanatleksamtua]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
ภาษานี้เป็นเรื่องง่ายมาก Audio
[phasanipenrueangngaimak]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
ฉันมีเรือนกระจกขนาดเล็ก Audio
[chanmirueankrachokkhanatlek]

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
หนาว [nao]
hot
hot Audio
ร้อน [ron]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
มืด ครึ้ม [muet khruem]
rainy
rainy Audio
ฝนตก [fon tok]
snowy
snowy Audio
หิมะ ตก [hima tok]
sunny
sunny Audio
แดดจัด [daet chat]
windy
windy Audio
ลม พัด [lom phat]
warm
warm Audio
อบอุ่น [opun]

Conversation in Thai

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Thai
Pronunciation
hi
สวัสดี
[sawat di] Audio
how are you?
สบายดีมั้ย
[sabaidimai] Audio
I'm good, thank you
ฉันดีขอขอบคุณ
[chandikhokhopkhun] Audio
and you?
และคุณ?
[laekhun] Audio
what is your name?
ชื่อของคุณคืออะไร?
[chuekhongkhunkhuearai] Audio
my name is Maya
ชื่อของฉันคือมายา
[chuekhongchankhuemaya] Audio
nice to meet you
ยินดีที่ได้พบคุณ
[yin di thi dai phop khun] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Thai. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Thai Alphabet   Thai Alphabet

Thai Nouns   Thai Nouns



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