July 8, 2016

Boxing words in Thai

female muay thai student

Rawai Muay Thai boxer Rachel from the USA.

Boxing vocabulary:

Thai boxing = Muay Thai
fighter = nakmuay
warrior = nak su
boxing stadium = sanam muay
boxing ring = veti muay (vaytee muay)
boxing = som muay
fighting = chock muay
red corner = fai deng
blue corner = fai namnung
Ram Muay (Wai Kru) = the dance performed before the fight
teacher = kru
Boxing teacher = kru (or ajan)
boxing gym = kai muay

round = yok
1st round = yok ti nung
2nd round = yok ti song
3rd round = yok ti sam
4th round = yok ti si
5th round = yok ti ha
pair = ku
first pair = ku ti nung
main fight = ku ek

elbow = fansok
uppercut elbow = tapmala
kick = teh
front kick = teep
knee = kao
punch = mat
jab = yab

right = gua
left = sai (pronounced sigh)
gloves = nuam
boxing oil = naman muay
hand wraps = pad meu
mouth guard = fang yang

fast = reu
slow = sha

boxing = muay
to box= som muay
punch = chok
to win = chanak
to lose = peh
good luck = chok di

Now that you know some words in Thai why not try Thai boxing? Contact Rawai Muay Thai for more information regarding training in Thailand. Please fill out the form below and we will reply within 24 hours.

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