APPENDIX 8: Colours

The Thai word for colour is 'see'.

white see kaow
yellow see leu-ang
pink see chom-poo
orange see som
red see dairng
green see kee-ow
light blue see fah
blue see nam ngern
purple see muang
silver see ngern
gold see torng
grey see tao
brown see nam dtahn
black see dum

Associated Words

orn light
(e.g. light green, light red)
kem dark
(e.g. dark green, dark red)
tah see paint
(e.g. paint a wall)
ra-bai see paint
(e.g. paint a picture)

orn - this word is placed after the name of the colour to indicate a light shade: see kee-ow orn - light green

kem - this word is placed after the name of the colour to indicate a dark shade: see kee-ow kem - dark green

 

 

 

 

 




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