Site Feedback
Important Notice: Feb 1st from 05:00 to 08:00 (UTC) , italki will be down for scheduled maintenance. If you have scheduled sessions during this time, read our Announcement

Resolved questions
is there an "~ing" in Thai?

in Thai is there like, an "~ing"?
like, can you say "I am going to the store" or do you just say "I go to the store"

For learning: Thai
Base language: English
Category: Other



    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.



    Sort by:

    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    sure, ofcuz we have it "gerund" or "ing" in thai is
    กำลัง...... (gam lang)
    Subject + gamlang + Verbs + object.

    เขากำลังเดิน (kao gamlang dern) he's walking
    แม่กำลังดูโทรทัศ (mae gamlang doo to-ra-tad) Mom's watching Tv.
    คุณกำลังทำอะไร (koon galang tam a-rai) what are you doing?
    ฉันกำลังอ่านหนังสือ (chan gamlang an-nang-sue) i'm reading a book

    and here more complicated sentence_____

    ตอนที่ฉันโทรหา เธอกำลังทำอะไรอยู่ (toon tee chan too-ha ter gamlang tam a-rai yu) what were you doing when i called?

    Submit your answer

    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

    If you copy this answer from another italki answer page, please state the URL of where you got your answer from.