Lao Expressions for “Amazing/Shocking”

Lao Expressions for “Amazing/Shocking”

Here are some expressions you might hear Lao people say when they are astounded or amazed at something!

ໂທ່! /thoo/ = Lao interjection for “Whoa!”⠀⠀⠀
ຊ່າງເປັນ /saang bpen/= with⠀
ບໍ່ເປັນຕາເຊື່ອ /baw bpen dtaa seua/ = (not + act of being + believe) Unbelievable!⠀⠀
ງຶດ /ngeuat/= Amazed
ເປັນຕາງຶດ /bpen dtaa ngeuat/ = Amazing
ພິລຶກ /pi leauk/ = Absurd, Strange, Ridiculous

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