Thai Nouns

Welcome to the third Thai lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Thai to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
มันฝรั่ง [man farang]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
มะเขือเทศ [makhuea thet]
onions
onions Audio
หัวหอม [hua hom]
carrots
carrots Audio
แครอท [khaerot]
fruits
fruits Audio
ผลไม้ [phonla mai]
apples
apples Audio
แอปเปิ้ล [aeppoen]
bananas
bananas Audio
กล้วย [kluai]
oranges
oranges Audio
ส้ม [som]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Thai + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
คุณมีนม? Audio
[khunminom]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
ฉันมีนมและกาแฟ Audio
[chanminomlaekafae]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
เขามีแอปเปิ้ลสามผล Audio
[khaomiaeppoensamphon]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
เธอมีแอปเปิ้ลเพียงหนึ่งผล Audio
[thoemiaeppoenphiangnuengphon]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
เราอาศัยอยู่ในบ้านเล็ก Audio
[raoasaiayunaibanlek]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
ผมชอบอาหารเช้าของเรา Audio
[phomchopahanchaokhongrao]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
ขนมปัง [khanom pang]
milk
milk Audio
นม [nom]
butter
butter Audio
เนย [noei]
cheese
cheese Audio
ชีส [chit]
coffee
coffee Audio
กาแฟ [kafae]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
แซนวิช [saenwit]
meat
meat Audio
เนื้อ [nuea]
chicken
chicken Audio
ไก่ [kai]
fish
fish Audio
ปลา [pla]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
อาหารเช้า [ahan chao]
lunch
lunch Audio
อาหารกลางวัน [ahan klang wan]
dinner
dinner Audio
อาหารเย็น [ahan yen]

Conversation in Thai

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Thai
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Thai)?
คุณพูดภาษาอังกฤษ/ไทย?
[khunphutphasaangkritthai] Audio
Just a little
เพียงเล็กน้อย
[phiangleknoi] Audio
I like Thai
ผมชอบภาษาไทย
[phomchopphasathai] Audio
Can I practice with you?
ฉันสามารถฝึกกับคุณ?
[chansamarotfuekkapkhun] Audio
How old are you?
คุณอายุเท่าไหร่?
[khunayuthaorai] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
ผมอายุสามสิบสามปี
[phomayusamsipsampi] Audio
It was nice talking to you
มันดีมากที่ได้พูดคุยกับคุณ
[mandimakthidaiphutkhuikapkhun] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Thai. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Thai Adjectives   Thai Adjectives

Thai Plural   Thai Plural



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