Where in the West, the common greeting after clinking glasses together, is “Cheers!”, in Thailand it is “Chok Dee!” and this means “good luck” said Lek, the owner of the new Chok Dee restaurant on Sukhumvit Road.
What does Chok mean in Thai?
Meaning = Good luck. A nuance in Thai is very close to it in English. Meaning of each words are as follows. Chok = Luck.
What does Dee Mak mean in Thai?
very good Dee mak – very good, chok dee – Good luck, dee mai – is it good ? And mai dee – it is not good.
Why do Thai use Kha?
Khrap and Kha Depending on the gender of the speaker (men say khrap; women say kha), they are added to the end of a statement to indicate respect. Khrap and kha are also used standalone to indicate agreement, comprehension, or acknowledgement. Kha (sounds like “khaaa”): Women say kha with a drawn-out, falling tone.
What does Aroy Dee mean?
Thank you Aroy-dee. Thank you. Kop-khun. Kop-khun-kha for women and kop-khun-krub for men. Thank you very much.
Why do they say Ka in Thai?
“In Thai krub and ka are polite particles added to the end of a sentence. “The two politeness particles inserted after English sentences are caused by the L1 interference. Thai people are too worried about not sounding polite when they speak or write in English,” Tirote said.
How do you say good health in Thai?
I wish you good health. ขอให้ลูกช้างเจอเนื้อคู่สักที