Please listen to the Thai to learn how to pronounce the word.|
Kun Hiew Kahw Mai Krap (Male)
Kun Hiew Kahw Mai Ka (Female)
(Click on the word above and you can hear it in Thai.)
- Meaning = Are you hungry ?
- Let's try to check word-by-word.
Kun = You
Hiew = hungry, want
Kahw = meal, rice
Mai = interrogative
Krap= to be polite.
A literal translation is,
Do you want a meal ?
- How to use.
- When Japanese meets a friend, usually they tend to talk about weather at first.
When Thai meets a friend, they tend to talk about hunger or not at first.
If you visit a Thai friend, you shall have a question about hunger or not.
If you have eaten enough, please say as
Im Leaw Krap (Male) = I have eaten enough.
Im Leaw Ka (Female)
If you are hungry, please say as
Hiew Leaw Krap (Male) = I'm hungry.
Hiew Leaw Ka (Female)
And if you are full when eating with friends,
please say as
Im Leaw Krap = I have eaten enough, I cannot eat more.