Thai Word of the Day: “lab sa-nid” (หลับสนิท)

“lab sa-nid” (หลับสนิท) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is deep asleep / is fast asleep

The adjective “lab sa-nid” (หลับสนิท) is when you are sleeping in a way that makes it difficult to wake you.


kao kung lab sa-nid bpai laeo bpaan nee
(He is probably fast asleep by now)

ter yang lab sa-nid yoo leuy dtawn thiang
(She was still fast asleep at noon)

kao gam-lang lab sa-nid bon sofa phraw neuay maak jaak garn-deuhn-thaang
(His fast asleep on the sofa because he is tired from the journey)

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