Thai Word of the Day: “kor-dtok-lung” (ข้อตกลง)

“kor-dtok-lung” (ข้อตกลง) can be used in the following ways:

noun: agreement

The noun “kor-dtok-lung” (ข้อตกลง) is an arrangement or decision about what to do, made by two or more people, groups, or organizations.


man ja dtawng mee kor-dtok-lung ruam-gan
(There has to be mutual agreement)

dtuad-sawb ngeuan-kai lae kor-dtok-lung garn-chaow kawng-khun
(Check the terms of your tenancy agreement)

kor-dtok-lung ra-waang phuak-rao sawng kon keu: chan ja tham-aa-haan lae khun ja laang jaan
ข้อตกลงระหว่างพวกเราสองคนคือ: ฉันจะทำอาหารและคุณจะล้างจาน
(The agreement between the two of us is: I will cook and you will wash the dishes)

lang jaak phood-kui gan ma naan, gaw yang mai mee kor-dtok-lung waa ja tham yaang-rai dtaw-bpai
(After a long discussion, there was still no agreement about what to do next)

Li Khomkham
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Thai Language Tuition UK