Thai Word of the Day: “yoon” (โยน)

“yoon” (โยน) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to throw

The verb “yoon” (โยน) is used when we use our hand to send an object through the air.

Examples:

khun yoon phaa-ched-dtua hai chan dai mai?
คุณโยนผ้าเช็ดตัวให้ฉันได้ไหม
(Can you throw me the towel?)

ter yoon nang-seu kawng-ter lung bon pheurn
เธอโยนหนังสือของเธอลงบนพื้น
(She threw her book on the floor)

chan ja yoon luuk-bawn lae khun pha-ya-yaam jab man na
ฉันจะโยนลูกบอลและคุณพยายามจับมันน่ะ
(I will throw the ball and you try to catch it)

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