Thai Word of the Day: “tut-rade” (ทุเรศ)

“tut-rade” (ทุเรศ) can be used in the following ways:

adjective: is dreadful / is shocking

The adjective “tut-rade” (ทุเรศ) is used when someone say or behave in a way which we feel is offensive, rude or shocking.


yaa tham-dtua tut-rade
(Do not behave in an obscene way)

phood arai? tut-rade maak!
พูดอะไร ทุเรศมาก
(What are you saying? It’s shocking!)

kao dtaeng-dtua tut-rade maak
(The way he dressed looks dreadful)

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