Thai Word of the Day: “bpid bang” (ปิดบัง)

“bpid bang” (ปิดบัง) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to hide / to conceal (the truth)

The verb “bpid bang” (ปิดบัง) is used when we do not want people to find out about something, or to know what we are thinking or feeling.


kao bpid bang kwaam-phid-wang kawng-kao mai dai
(He could not hide his disappointment)

phom mai keuy bpid bang kwaam-jing, yaang-noy jaak khun
ผมไม่เคยปิดบังความจริง อย่างน้อยจากคุณ
(I never hid the truth, least of all from you)

chan roo waa chan dtawng bpid band kwaam-roo-seuk kawng-chan
(I knew I had to hide my feelings)

kao bpid band garn-dtid-yaa-saep-dtid kawng-kao jaak krawb-krua dai yaang-rai?
(How had he managed to hide his addiction from his family?)

Li Morrissey
Course Co-ordinator & Tutor
Thai Language Tuition UK