VIDEO: Useful Thai Words and Phrases for Party!

Get the night started

  • Are you going out tonight?


kun jà bpai tîao mái kuen-níi?

(ไปเที่ยว bpai tîao = go out)

  • Where are you going tonight?


kuen-níi kun jà bpai-tîao năi?

  • Where do you like to party?


kun châwp bpaa-dtîi tîi-năi?



kun châwp bpai-tîao tîi-năi?

  • Do you like to dance?


kun châwp dtên mái?

(เต้น dtên = to dance)

  • What kind of music do you like?


kun châwp pleeng bàeb năi?

(เพลง pleeng = song , แบบ bàeb = type/ kind/style , ไหน năi? = which? )

Party time

Ordering drinks

  • Can I buy you a drink?


pŏm kăw lǐang dùem kun dâai-mái?

  • What do you like to drink?


kun châwp dùem à-rai?

(“ดื่ม dùem” means ‘to drink’ , but it is also used for ‘a drink’ in spoken Thai which is shorten from the word เครื่องดื่ม krûeang-duèm which means ‘beverage’)

  • Do you like beer or wine?


Kun châwp bia rŭe waai

( หรือ rŭe = or *** when forming a question with ‘or’ remember NOT to add มั้ย mái question word )

  • I’ll have a glass of Gin and Tonic please.

เอา Gin Tonic หนึ่งแก้ว

ao Gin Tonic nùeng gâew

or ขอ Gin Tonic หนึ่งแก้ว

kăw Gin Tonic nùeng gâew

  • We would like to order a bottle of whisky.


ao lâo nùeng kùat

– ‘เหล้า lâo’ means ‘wisky’

– ‘เอา ao’ is the word used to place oreder, English equivalent would be ‘I would like to have’. Watch this video to learn to place order in detail here.

– ALWAYS use “classifier” or “unit count” every time you count. Watch the video on this lesson here.)


  • ชน chon (hit the glass)
  • หมดแก้ว mòt gâew (drink up)
  • ไม่เมาไม่กลับบ้าน mâi mao mâi glàp bâan (not drunk, not go home)
  • เอาให้อ้วก ao hâi ûak (drink till you puke!) * Teacher Pear likes to use this phrase. 😛

– ‘เมา mao’ means drunk

–  ‘อ้วก ûak’ means ‘to vomit, throw up’

The end of the night

  • ปาร์ตี้ถึงเช้า

bpaa-dtîi tŭeng cháao

(Party until dawn)

  • I don’t want to get too drunk


pŏm/chán mâi yàak mao mâak gern-bpai

  • I’m tired, I’m leaving.

ผม/ชั้นเหนื่อย กลับก่อนนะ

pŏm/chán nùeai, glàp gàwn ná

  • Get home safe!

กลับบ้านดีๆนะ glàp bâan dii ná

กลับบ้านปลอดภัยนะ glàp bâan bplàwd-pai ná

The next day

  • I’m hungover.


pŏm/chán mao káang

  • We had a great time last night!


mûea-kuen sà-nùk mâak



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18 Responses to VIDEO: Useful Thai Words and Phrases for Party!

  1. David 19/08/2016 at 03:33 #

    My favorite expression I learned in Chiang Mai with my friends was….


    It was a great night I learned that phrase…. 🙂 มันสนุกดี

  2. Tomáš 01/11/2015 at 22:22 #

    Hi, I have read your article about Prague and I am from Prague. I saw your picture drinking
    bear. If I had know it, I would have invited you to bier party. What bier is better Czech or

    • Mod 23/11/2015 at 15:49 #

      I usually don’t drink beer and I have never had Chang Beer before. Thank you for your kind thoughts. 🙂

  3. Keith 09/10/2015 at 05:45 #

    Actually, I think that “puke” might be the best translation for อ้วก. And I think the word “puke” is simply casual, not offensive. 🙂 I’m guessing both words are onomatopoeic; meaning that both words mimic the sound of someone vomiting.

    • Mod 09/10/2015 at 11:10 #

      ขอบคุณค่ะคุณคีธ 🙂

  4. Dean 31/08/2015 at 23:15 #


    What if we order Redbull vodka?

    Do you say “redbull wodka” or “krataeng daeng wodka”?

    • Mod 08/09/2015 at 09:00 #

      That is correct. Thank you for watching! I am happy to see that you learned something new. 🙂

  5. Jakob 30/08/2015 at 17:27 #

    A lot of useful vocabulary, very helpful and funny. ขอบคุณมากครับ

    • Mod 08/09/2015 at 10:24 #

      ยินดีค่ะ We are glad to hear your positive comment. 🙂

  6. Simon 29/08/2015 at 02:00 #

    🙁 the word “puke” It’s not very ladylike.

    crash glass…:-)

    • Mod 08/09/2015 at 10:27 #

      Thank you for letting us know this. We are still learning English too. 🙂

  7. Rathry 20/07/2015 at 00:17 #

    Thank you for tour thaï expression about the party and hungover but I don’t like drinking wine and to get drunk.

  8. james 17/07/2015 at 16:08 #

    It would be helpful if you could include some sound samples with this lesson 🙂

    • Mod 18/07/2015 at 11:58 #

      We will do the video version of this lesson in the near future. Thank you:)

  9. Anthony 16/07/2015 at 16:55 #

    Mod,very interesting read,Pear drink till you puke,not good but funny to read.

    • Mod 18/07/2015 at 11:59 #

      Thank you for your comment. I am happy you enjoyed the lesson. 🙂

  10. Zuur 15/07/2015 at 19:49 #

    Haha, you’re learning the foreigners bad language about drinking :p

    • Mod 18/07/2015 at 11:59 #

      I learned it from Pear. 😛

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