Chapter 15

conjunction ‘that’

wâa

that, as

khăo phûud wâa khăo jà mâi raw rao

He said that he will not wait for us.

ther phûud wâa ther yàak khâo-jai phaa-săa thai dâi

She said that she would like to be able to understand Thai.

khăo rúu wâa khun jà châwp

He knows that you’ll like it.

phûuak-khăo rúu wâa chăn mâi yàak bpai gàp phûuak-khăo

They know that I don’t want to go with them.

phŏm khíd wâa fŏn jà dtòk dtawn-bàai-née

I think that it will rain this afternoon.

ther khíd wâa phom mâi rúu

She thinks that I don’t know.

khăo mâi khâo-jai wâa tham-mai phom mâi châwp dèuum biia

He doesn’t understand that I don’t like to drink beer.

phûuak-khăo khâo-jai wâa rao jà séuu bâan deuuan-nâa

They understand that we’d like to buy a house next month.

chăn jam mâi-dâi wâa khăo yàak bpai khon diaao

I don’t remember that he wanted to go alone.

phŏm jam dâi wâa phom phûud wâa jà mâi gin thêe-nêe èek

I (can) remember that I said that I wouldn’t eat here again.

chăn dâi-yin wâa khun jà bpai grung-thâep phrûng-née

I heard that you are going to Bangkok tomorrow.

chăn mâi hĕn wâa ther jà rúu dâi yàang-rai

I don’t see how she could know.

phŏm leuum wâa ther mâi châwp dern bpai tham-ngaan

I forgot that she doesn’t like to walk to work.

khăo leuum wâa phûuak-rao jà bpai thá-naa-khaan wan-née

He forgot that we are going to the bank today.

nân àan wâa ‘hâam khâo’

That reads as ‘No Entry’.

ther khǐian wâa ther mâi rák phom

She wrote that she doesn’t love me.

bàwk

say, tell

néuk

suppose

khăo bàwk wâa khăo maa mâi-dâi

He said that he can’t come.

ther bàwk wâa ther yàak bpai ráan-aa-hăan mài

She said that she would like to go to the new restaurant.

phom bàwk khăo wâa phom yûng mâak

I told him that I was very busy.

khăo wâa khăo yûng

He said he’s busy.

phûuak-khăo néuk wâa rao jà mâi maa gàp phûuak-khăo

They thought that we wouldn’t come with them.

chăn néuk wâa wan-née jà mâi mee ngaan

I thought that there would be no work today.

phŏm néuk mâi àwk wâa khăo bpen khrai

I can’t think who he is.