Thai Word of the Day: “thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai” (ที่สร้างแรงบันดาลใจ)

“thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai” (ที่สร้างแรงบันดาลใจ) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is inspiring / that inspires

The adjective “thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai” (ที่สร้างแรงบันดาลใจ) is used for saying that something is making you feel enthusiastic or excited about something; or encouraging you to want to do something.


ter bpen dtua-yaang thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai hai gap phood-dtid-dtaam kawng-ter
(She was an inspiring example to her followers)

man bpen reuang-raao kawng kwaam-rai lae kwaam-mung-man thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai
(It’s an inspiring story of love and determination)

ter bpen kroo thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai lae bpen nak-wi-ta-yaa-saad thee mee porn-sa-wan
(She was an inspiring teacher and a gifted scientist)

meua-waan-nee, chan dai-yin waa-jaa-kam-phood thee saang raeng ban-daan-jai hai chan yak tham-ngaan nack keun eek
เมื่อวานนี้ ฉันได้ยินวาจาคำพูดที่สร้างแรงบันดาลใจให้ฉันอยากทำงานหนักขึ้นอีก
(Yesterday, I heard a verbal expression that inspires me to want to work even harder)

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