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13: How to talk about illness and describe your symptoms in Thai

You will learn how to:

  • describe how you feel;
  • explain your medical situations;
  • ask people to take you to the hospital

** Timestamp **
[01:20] Key sentences
[07:18] Explanation
[19:21] Quizzes

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** Sentences **
Thai transcription provided by thai-language.com. Capital letters at the end of each syllable indicate tones.

รู้สึกไม่ค่อยสบาย
ruuH seukL maiF khaawyF saL baaiM
“I feel unwell.” “I don’t feel very well.”

ฉันป่วย
chanR bpuayL
ผมป่วย
phohmR bpuayL
“I am sick.”

เป็นไข้
bpenM khaiF
“I have a fever.”

เป็นหวัด
bpenM watL
“I have a cold.”

ปวดท้อง
bpuaatL thaawngH
“I’ve got a stomach ache.”

ปวดหัว
bpuaatL huaaR
“I’ve got a headache.”

ปวดคอ
bpuaatL khaawM
“I have neck pain.”

เจ็บคอ
jepL khaawM
“I’ve got a sore throat.”

แพ้ยา
phaaeH yaaM
“I have drug allergies.”

แพ้อาหาร
phaaeH aaM haanR
“I have food allergies.”

แพ้นม
phaaeH nohmM
“I’m allergic to milk.”

กินนมไม่ได้
ginM nohmM maiF daiF
“I can’t drink milk.”

แพ้ไข่
phaaeH khaiL
“I’m allergic to eggs.”

แพ้ถั่ว
phaaeH thuaaL
“I’m allergic to nuts.”

แพ้ปลา
phaaeH bplaaM
“I’m allergic to fish.”

แพ้หอย
phaaeH haawyR
“I’m allergic to shellfish.” (including clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, etc.)

ท้องเสีย
thaawngH siiaR
“I have diarrhea.”

เป็นเบาหวาน
bpenM baoM waanR
“I have diabetes.”

นอนไม่หลับ
naawnM maiF lapL
“I can’t fall asleep.” “I have insomnia.”

ขาหัก
khaaR hakL
“My leg is broken.” “broken leg”

แขนหัก
khaaenR hakL
“My arm is broken.” “broken arm”

พาฉันไปโรงพยาบาลได้ไหม
phaaM chanR bpaiM ro:hngM (phaH yaaM) baanM daiF maiR
พาผมไปโรงพยาบาลได้ไหม
phaaM phohmR bpaiM ro:hngM (phaH yaaM) baanM daiF maiR
“Can you take me to the hospital?”

โรงพยาบาลมีล่ามไหม
ro:hngM (phaH yaaM) baanM meeM laamF maiR
“Are there interpreters at the hospital?”


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