Thai Word of the Day: “kaaen” (แค้น)

“kaaeng” (แค้น) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is furious / is vengeful

The adjective “kaaen” (แค้น) is when we feel extremely angry toward someone.


ter roo-seuk kaaen kao maak
(She feels extremely furious with him)

ter kaaen faen gao kawng-ter thee hak-lang ter
(She is vengeful towards her ex-boyfriend for backstabbing her)

phuak-kao kaaen thee mai dai rap cheuhn bpai ngaan-liang
(They were furious at not being invited to the party)

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