Thai Word of the Day: “sung-sai” (สงสัย)

“sung-sai” (สงสัย) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to doubt / to suspect / to wonder

The verb “sung-sai” (สงสัย) is used when we believe that someone has done something, usually something bad, or when we think about someone or something because we have doubts or are worried about them.


khun sung-sai arai?
(What are you wondering?)

chan sung-sai kao baang-krang, jing-jing
ฉันสงสัยเขาบางครั้ง, จริงๆ
(I have doubt about him sometimes, I really do)

chan sung-sai waa kao ad-ja mee faen mai laeo
(I suspect that he may already have a new girlfriend)

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