Thai Word of the Day: “bpra-tap jai” (ประทับใจ)

“bpra-tap jai” (ประทับใจ) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is impressed / is touched

The adjective “bpra-tap jai” (ประทับใจ) is when we admiring someone or something very much, especially because of an unusually good achievement, quality or skills.


kao doo bpra-tap jai dtae sap-sun lek-noy
(He looked impressed but slightly confused)

kao bpra-tap jai gap garn-doo-lae lae kwaam-huang-jai kawng-ter
(He was touched by her care and concern)

ter doo bpra-tap jai dtawn thee chan bawk ter gio-gap ngaan mai kawng-chan
(She looked impressed when I told her about my new job)

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