Thai Vocabulary: Verbs (คำกริยา – Module Two)

Verbs (kam ga-ri-yaa)

A verb is a doing word. It describes an action (doing something) or a state of being (being something) (e.g. to walk, to talk, to run, to think, to like, to live, to want, is, are, being, to stay, to stop, etc.)

Here are verbs from the Module Two in your Student Workbook Level A1:

– phob (พบ) = to meet (formal)

– jeuh (เจอ) = to meet (informal)

– roo (รู้) = to know (for knowledge and information)

– roo-jak (รู้จัก) = to know / to be familiar / to be acquainted

– kaw (ขอ) = to ask for / to request / May I have …? (+ noun) / May I …? (+ verb)

– yak (อยาก) = to want to (do something) (+ verb)

– nae-nam (แนะนำ) = to introduce / to recommend / to suggest / to advice

– dai (ได้) = to get / to receive / to have the opportunity to (do something)

– geud (เกิด) = to born / to occur / to happen

– bpen (เป็น) = to be (+ noun)

– keu (คือ) = to be equal to (+ noun)

– yoo (อยู่) = to be situated (+ preposition + location)