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Which Thai words are associated with the Thai culture, their people and lifestyle? How are they reflected in the Thai language?


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Which Thai words are from your point of view associated with the Thai culture, their people and lifestyle? How are they reflected in the Thai language? E.g. Eskimos have many words for „snow“ as it is important for life. The expression „inshaallah“ describes the Islamic attitude toward life.

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4 hours ago, jackdd said:

ไม่เป็นไร

I can drive drunk without Helmet, I know that I won't have an accident

Unfortunately, I don't read Thai so this is lost on me, mai pen rai.

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On 1/21/2021 at 5:59 PM, OneMoreFarang said:

There are the 3 S

Sanuk

Sabai

I forgot the 3rd, maybe it is Suai

 

Nitnoi satang, apparently nitnoi is OK, but mai mee is verboten.

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