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Other Formal Ways to Greet in Lao (ma der, ma der)

Other Formal Ways to Greet in Lao (ma der, ma der)

Home Free Lao Lessons Food Here Home Free Lao Lessons Greetings Here https://youtu.be/WM420bdxWek ກິນເຂົ້າແລ້ວບໍ່ /gin khao laaeo baw/ ⁠⠀ Did you eat already?⁠ Meaning: A form of courtesy. It carries a deeper meaning beyond “eating.” The person is checking your well-being –whether you’re doing well, eating well, or wanting to eat something.⁠ ມາເດີ້ /ma der/, …

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How to say You in Lao

How to say You in Lao

Home Free Lao Lessons Grammar Here https://youtu.be/2dp7d4UK7bw If you are starting to learn Lao, you may have learned ເຈົ້າ /jao/ means you. It can also mean “you’re welcome” or “yes” as well.⁠⠀⁠⠀ ⁠⠀⁠⠀ However, depending on your family relation or social group, the word “you” is use differently with different formalities. ⁠ Vocabulary ເຈົ້າ /jao/⁠⠀⁠⠀ …

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Forgiveness and Apology in Lao

Forgiveness and Apology in Lao

Home Free Lao Lessons Greetings Here https://youtu.be/QI8YqneLJ2U ຍົກໂທດ /nyok thot/ = forgive ການຍົກໂທດ /gaan nyok thot/ = forgiveness⠀ ການ /gaan/ = the subject of + forgive = forgiveness⠀ ⠀ ຍົກໂທດໃຫ້[ຂ້ອຍ]ໄດ້ບໍ່? /nyok thot hai khawi dai baw/ forgive + offer/give + me + can?⠀Will you forgive me?⠀ ⠀ ຍົກໂທດໃຫ້[ລາວ]ໄດ້ບໍ່? /nyok thot hai lao dai baw/ ⠀ …

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Greetings in Lao

Greetings in Lao

Home Free Lao Lessons Greetings Here How to say ‘Hello’ in Lao — learn basic Lao words for greetings and etiquette. What is ສະບາຍ /Sabai/? The word ສະບາຍ /Sabai/ by itself means, “wellness, easy-going, relaxed.” This also describes the social attitude of Lao culture and society. What is ດີ /Dee/? The word ດີ /Dee/ means …

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Learn to say hello and thank you in Lao – Conversation

Learn to say hello and thank you in Lao – Conversation

Home Free Lao Lessons Greetings Here https://youtu.be/GXbb14evrK8 Culture note Asking someone if he/she ate already is very common in Lao culture (and Asian culture for that matter). It has a deep meaning and can act as a form of greeting as well.⠀⠀ The conversation is about greeting one another, asking for coffee, and giving thanks.⠀ …

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