Thai Word of the Day: “mai-gaw-phon” (ไม่ก่อผล)

“mai-gaw-phon” (ไม่ก่อผล) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is unproductive / is unfruitful

The adjective “mai-gaw-phon” (ไม่ก่อผล) is used for saying that by doing something is not achieving any benefit or positive results


garn-kun-haa pi-sood waa mai-gaw-phon
(The search proved unproductive)

man bpen bpee thee mai-gaw-phon jing-jing sam-rap chan
(It has been a really unproductive year for me)

sai-way-laa dta-lawd thang wan kawng-chan yaang-sin-cheuhng gap git-ja-gam thee mai-gaw-phon
(Completely wasted my entire day in unproductive activity)

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