What does P and Nong mean in Thai?
“Pee” means brother or sister with regard to someone familiar to you of similar or greater age. It doesn’t mean they are a blood relation – just someone familiar. “Nong” is the equivalent word for anyone younger than you.
What does P in Thai mean?
Phee or P’ placed before a male or female forename means “older sibling“, as in: Phee Yai = older.
How do you address a younger person in Thai?
Age (and social rank) provides order within Thai culture. It is important, not least because forms of address are dependent on whether the person you are addressing is older or younger than you. If someone is older, you should address them as ‘Pee’ (followed by their Christian name) and for a younger person as ‘Nong’.
What does na mean in Thai?
The prefix “na-” (น่า) is used with many verbs and adjective in order to make adjectives describing the thing that causes the emotion. It is equivalent to the suffix “-able” or those adjectives end in “-ing” in the English language. Structure: na + verb / adjective = adjective (end in “-able” or “-ing)
Is it rude to call a Thai person by their full name?
Calling Thais with their official name is not disrespectful. We do use our first name a lot and we don’t mind if anyone call us with our full name. It’s just too long and formal so we tend to use nickname among family and friends.
What does Khun P mean?
name? Khun is also used as a term of respect, as in; khun mae = respected mother; khun kru = respected. teacher. Phee or P’ placed before a male or female forename means “older sibling”, as in: Phee Yai = older.
What is Mai Dai in Thai?
L7 – mai dai: cannot or did not.
What does Jup Jup mean in Thai?
jub jub is the sound of Kiss. you can say “jub jub na ” with your girl friend to tell her you love her or miss her.
What does Na Krap mean in Thai?
The meaning of ‘Na kha’ and the male equivalent ‘Na khrap’ is to soften a statement and make it sound less abrupt or rude. By itself, ‘na’ is a particle/modifier that is placed at the end of a sentence or phrase that will impact the way it is perceived by the listener.