Thai Word of the Day: “ngaw” (ง้อ)

“ngaw” (ง้อ) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to plead / to beg / to ask (for reconciliation)

The verb “ngaw” (ง้อ) is when we ask for reconciliation, so we can make things friendly again after a disagreement.

Examples:

ter mai keuy ngaw krai
เธอไม่เคยง้อใคร
(She has never pleaded with anyone)

mai mee wan thee ter ja ngaw kao
ไม่มีวันที่เธอจะง้อเขา
(There is no way she will beg him)

kao ngaw faen kawng-kao hai glab ma haa kao
เขาง้อแฟนของเขาให้กลับมาหาเขา
(He pleaded with his girlfriend to come back to him)

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