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Make Thai Sentences | ตอน (dton) when

Today I shared how to form simple Thai sentences using “ตอน (dton)” which means “when ; during ; at” You can pause the video timely and repeat after me to practice your tones.

ตอนเช้า dton-cháo In the morning


dton-cháo pŏm dèum gaa-fae

I drink coffee in the morning.

ตอนเย็น dton-yen In the evening


dton-yen chăn chôp bpai òk gam-lang gaai

In the evening, I like going to exercise.


dton bpai meuang tai

When I went to Thailand.

ตอนไปเมืองไทย ฉันกินเยอะมาก

dton bpai meuang tai chăn gin yúh mâak

When I went to Thailand, I ate a lot.

ตอนผมทำงาน ผมง่วงนอนมาก

dton pŏm tam ngaan pŏm ngûang non mâak

When I work, I’m really sleepy.

ตอนดูหนังกับแฟน ฉันมีความสุขมาก

dton doo năng gàp faen chăn mee kwaam sùk mâak

When I watch movies with my partner, I’m very happy.

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