Thai Vocabulary Resource: Verbs of Attribution

The following is a list of some “Verbs of Attribution” that you can use with the conjunction “waa” (ว่า) when you are talking about what someone said or thought. Look through the list carefully to get a sense of what these different verbs imply.

cheua (waa) (เชื่อว่า) = to believe
phood (waa) (พูดว่า) = to say
bawk (waa) (บอกว่า) = to tell
kui (waa) (คุยว่า) = to say / to talk / to chat
tiang (waa) (เถียงว่า) = to argue
dta-kawk (waa) (ตะคอก) = to snap / to shout
dta-goon (waa) (ตะโกน) = to shout
sa-rup (waa) (สรุปว่า) = to conclude
kien (waa) (เขียนว่า) = to write
aan (waa) (อ่านว่า) = to read
bplaae (waa) (แปลว่า) = to translate
kid (waa) (คิดว่า) = to think
thaam (waa) (ถามว่า) = to ask
dtawb (waa) (ตอบว่า) = to answer / to reply
bon (waa) (บ่นว่า) = to complain
kram-kruan (waa) (คร่ำครวญว่า) = to whine / to groan
nae-jai (waa) (แน่ใจว่า) = to be sure / to be certain
glaow (waa) (กล่าวว่า) = to mention / to say
bpra-gaad (waa) (ประกาศว่า) = to announce / to declare
jaaeng (waa) (แจ้งว่า) = to inform / to notify / to report
roo (waa) (รู้ว่า) = to know
yawm-rap (waa) (ยอมรับว่า) = to accept / to admit
hen-duay (waa) (เห็นด้วยว่า) = to agree
bpa-dti-sade (waa) (ปฏิเสธว่า) = to refuse / to reject / to deny
nae-nam (waa) (แนะนำว่า) = to suggest / to advise
yeun-yan (waa) (ยืนยันว่า) = to affirm / to confirm / to verify
a-ti-baai (waa) (อธิบายว่า) = to explain
phi-ja-ra-naa (waa) (พิจารณาว่า) = to consider
sang-gade (waa) (สังเกตว่า) = to observe
chee hai hen (waa) (ชี้ให้เห็นว่า) = to point out (to call attention to a matter of fact)
sa-daeng hai hen (waa) (แสดงให้เห็นว่า) = to indicate / to show
sa-ra-phaab (waa) (สารภาพว่า) = to confess
dtee kwaam (waa) (ตีความว่า) = to assume / to presume / to interpret
dti (waa) (ติว่า) = to criticize
sa-neu (waa) (เสนอว่า) = to offer / to propose
hen (waa) (เห็นว่า) = to see
sawn (waa) (สอนว่า) = to teach
sang (waa) (สั่งว่า) = to order
pi-suud (waa) (พิสูจน์ว่า) = to prove
wang (waa) (หวังว่า) = to hope for / to expect
kaad (waa) (คาดว่า) = to expect