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
Thai Action Words
Movements in Thai
Thai Business Verbs

Basic Thai Verbs

to openเปิด (bpə̀ət)
to closeปิด (bpìt)
to sitนั่ง (nâng)
to standยืน (yʉʉn)
to knowรู้ (rúu)
to thinkคิด (kít)
to winชนะ (chá ná)
to loseแพ้ (pɛ́ɛ)
to askถาม (tǎam)
to answerตอบ (dtɔ̀ɔp)
to helpช่วยเหลือ (chûai lʉ̌a)
to likeชอบ (chɔ̂ɔp)
to kissจูบ (jùup)
to eatกิน (gin)
to drinkดื่ม (dʉ̀ʉm)

Thai Action Words

to takeเอา (ao)
to putวาง (waang)
to findค้นหา (kón hǎa)
to stealขโมย (kà mooi)
to killฆ่า (kâa)
to flyบิน (bin)
to attackโจมตี (joom dtii)
to defendป้องกัน (bpɔ̂ɔng gan)
to fallล้มลง (lóm long)
to chooseเลือก (lʉ̂ak)

Movements in Thai

to runวิ่ง (wîng)
to swimว่ายน้ำ (wâai náam)
to jumpกระโดด (grà dòot)
to pullดึง (dʉng)
to pushผลัก (plàk)
to throwขว้าง (kwâang)
to crawlคลาน (klaan)
to fightต่อสู้ (dtɔ̀ɔ sûu)
to catchจับ (jàp)
to rollกลิ้ง (glîng)

Thai Business Verbs

to buyซื้อ (sʉ́ʉ)
to payจ่าย (jàai)
to sellขาย (kǎai)
to studyเรียน (rian)
to callโทร (too)
to readอ่าน (àan)
to writeเขียน (kǐan)
to calculateคำนวณ (kam nuan)
to measureวัด (wát)
to earnหาได้ (hǎa dâi)
to countนับ (náp)
to scanสแกน (sà gɛɛn)
to printพิมพ์ (pim)

Verbs in Thai

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