Adjectives in Thai

Adjectives are a key part of any language. The Thai adjectives listed below will help you learn common Thai adjectives in no time. Together with other basic nouns and verbs, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Thai. For even more Thai adjectives, take a look at our learning resources for Thai at the end of the page.

Basic Adjectives in Thai

heavy in Thaiหนัก (nàk)
light in Thaiเบา (bao)
correct in Thaiถูกต้อง (tùuk dtɔ̂ng)
wrong in Thaiผิด (pìt)
difficult in Thaiยาก (yâak)
easy in Thaiง่าย (ngâai)
few in Thaiน้อย (nɔ́ɔi)
many in Thaiมาก (mâak)
new in Thaiใหม่ (mài)
old in Thaiเก่า (gào)
slow in Thaiช้า (cháa)
quick in Thaiเร็ว (reo)
poor in Thaiยากจน (yâak jon)
rich in Thaiรวย (ruai)

Colours in Thai

white in Thaiสีขาว (sǐi kǎao)
black in Thaiสีดำ (sǐi dam)
grey in Thaiสีเทา (sǐi tao)
green in Thaiสีเขียว (sǐi kǐao)
blue in Thaiสีน้ำเงิน (sǐi nám ngən)
red in Thaiสีแดง (sǐi dɛɛng)
pink in Thaiสีชมพู (sǐi chom puu)
orange in Thaiสีส้ม (sǐi sôm)
purple in Thaiสีม่วง (sǐi mûang)
yellow in Thaiสีเหลือง (sǐi lʉ̌ang)
brown in Thaiสีน้ำตาล (sǐi nám dtaan)

Feelings in Thai

good in Thaiดี (dii)
bad in Thaiแย่ (yɛ̂ɛ)
weak in Thaiอ่อนแอ (ɔ̀ɔn ɛɛ)
strong in Thaiแข็งแรง (kɛ̌ng rɛɛng)
happy in Thaiมีความสุข (mii kwaam sùk)
sad in Thaiเศร้า (sâo)
healthy in Thaiสุขภาพดี (sùk kà pâap dii)
sick in Thaiป่วย (bpùai)
hungry in Thaiหิว (hǐu)
thirsty in Thaiกระหายน้ำ (grà hǎai náam)
lonely in Thaiเหงา (ngǎo)
tired in Thaiเหนื่อย (nʉ̀ai)

Space in Thai

short in Thaiสั้น (sân)
long in Thaiยาว (yaao)
small in Thaiเล็ก (lék)
big in Thaiใหญ่ (yài)
high in Thaiสูง (sǔung)
low in Thaiต่ำ (dtàm)
steep in Thaiสูงชัน (sǔung chan)
flat in Thaiแบน (bɛɛn)
shallow in Thaiตื้น (dtʉ̂ʉn)
deep in Thaiลึก (lʉ́k)
narrow in Thaiแคบ (kɛ̂ɛp)
broad in Thaiกว้าง (gwâang)

Other Important Adjectives in Thai

cheap in Thaiถูก (tùuk)
expensive in Thaiแพง (pɛɛng)
soft in Thaiอ่อน (ɔ̀ɔn)
hard in Thaiแข็ง (kɛ̌ng)
empty in Thaiว่างเปล่า (wâang bplàao)
full in Thaiเต็ม (dtem)
dirty in Thaiสกปรก (sòk gà bpròk)
clean in Thaiสะอาด (sà àat)
sweet in Thaiหวาน (wǎan)
sour in Thaiเปรี้ยว (bprîao)
young in Thaiหนุ่ม (nùm)
old in Thaiแก่ (gɛ̀ɛ)
cold in Thaiหนาว (nǎao)
warm in Thaiอบอุ่น (òp ùn)

Thai Vocabulary Books

Learn Thai - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Thai - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Thai word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Thai words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.

Thai Vocabulary Book

This Thai vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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