Verbs in Thai

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

Basic Thai Verbs

to open in Thaiเปิด (bpə̀ət)
to close in Thaiปิด (bpìt)
to sit in Thaiนั่ง (nâng)
to stand in Thaiยืน (yʉʉn)
to know in Thaiรู้ (rúu)
to think in Thaiคิด (kít)
to win in Thaiชนะ (chá ná)
to lose in Thaiแพ้ (pɛ́ɛ)
to ask in Thaiถาม (tǎam)
to answer in Thaiตอบ (dtɔ̀ɔp)
to help in Thaiช่วยเหลือ (chûai lʉ̌a)
to like in Thaiชอบ (chɔ̂ɔp)
to kiss in Thaiจูบ (jùup)
to eat in Thaiกิน (gin)
to drink in Thaiดื่ม (dʉ̀ʉm)

Thai Action Words

to take in Thaiเอา (ao)
to put in Thaiวาง (waang)
to find in Thaiค้นหา (kón hǎa)
to steal in Thaiขโมย (kà mooi)
to kill in Thaiฆ่า (kâa)
to fly in Thaiบิน (bin)
to attack in Thaiโจมตี (joom dtii)
to defend in Thaiป้องกัน (bpɔ̂ɔng gan)
to fall in Thaiล้มลง (lóm long)
to choose in Thaiเลือก (lʉ̂ak)

Movements in Thai

to run in Thaiวิ่ง (wîng)
to swim in Thaiว่ายน้ำ (wâai náam)
to jump in Thaiกระโดด (grà dòot)
to pull in Thaiดึง (dʉng)
to push in Thaiผลัก (plàk)
to throw in Thaiขว้าง (kwâang)
to crawl in Thaiคลาน (klaan)
to fight in Thaiต่อสู้ (dtɔ̀ɔ sûu)
to catch in Thaiจับ (jàp)
to roll in Thaiกลิ้ง (glîng)

Thai Business Verbs

to buy in Thaiซื้อ (sʉ́ʉ)
to pay in Thaiจ่าย (jàai)
to sell in Thaiขาย (kǎai)
to study in Thaiเรียน (rian)
to call in Thaiโทร (too)
to read in Thaiอ่าน (àan)
to write in Thaiเขียน (kǐan)
to calculate in Thaiคำนวณ (kam nuan)
to measure in Thaiวัด (wát)
to earn in Thaiหาได้ (hǎa dâi)
to count in Thaiนับ (náp)
to scan in Thaiสแกน (sà gɛɛn)
to print in Thaiพิมพ์ (pim)

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.

Thai Flashcards


Thai Flashcards Online

On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find Thai flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

Printable Thai Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Thai flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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