Daily Archives: January 2, 2011

Thai for Muay Thai Practioners

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ศิลปะการป้องกันตัว              Si-la-bpa-gaan-bpong-gan-dtua                                Martial Arts
มวยไทย                                 Muay Thai                                                           Thai boxing
มวยโบราณ                           Muay boran
the word “boran” literally means ancient  so the word muay boran means ancient boxing
ชก                                          chok                                                                       to punch, to hit
ต่อย                                        dtoy                                                                       to strike
ศอก                                       sok                                                                         elbow (n.)
หมัด                                        mat                                                                        fist, punch
เหวี่ยงหมัด                            wiang-mat                                                          to throw a punch
ไหว้ครู                                   wai-kruu
A ceremony performed prior to a fight to show respect for one’s teacher
รำมวย                          ram-muay
A dance performed to pay respect to one’s Muay Thai master before a fight (Please see)
มงคล                                      mong-kon
Auspicious fillets worn as a head piece. It is typically removed before a fight.
เตะ                                          dte                                                                         to kick
ถีบ                                           teep                                                                       to kick, to push with the foot (for more information see)
ฝ่ายรุก                                    faai-rook                                                              offense side
ฝ่ายรับ                                    faai-rap                                                                defense side
หัว                                           hua                                                                        head
หน้าแข้ง                                 na-kaeng                                                             shin
กำปั้น                                      gum-bpan                                                           fist
คาง                                         kaang                                                                    chin
หัวเข่า                                     hua-khao                                               knee
เท้า                                          thao                                                                       foot
ขา                                           kaa                                                                         leg
แขน                                        kaen                                                                      arm
สะโพก                                    sa-poke                                                                hips
หมุน                                       moon                                                                to turn one’s body
กระโดด                                  gra-dot                                                                to jump
โจมตี                                      jome-dtee                                                           to attack
คู่ต่อสู้                                      k00-dtaw-soo                                                    opponent
รอบ                                         rop                                                                         rounds
เวทีมวย                                  way-tee-muay                                                   boxing ring
สู้                                             soo                                                                         to fight
การแข่งขัน                            gaan-kaeng-kun                                          competition
คะแนน                                   ka-nan(nan as in van)                                    score
กรรมการ                               gum-ma-gaan                                                    judges
ชนะ / แพ้                               cha-na/pae                                                         win/lose
แข็งแรง                                 kaeng-raeng                                                       strong
แข็ง                                         kaeng                                                                    stiff
เหนื่อย                                    nuai                                                                       to be tired
เจ็บ                                          jep                                                                          sore
ช้ำ                                           chum                                                                     bruise
เลือด                                       luat                                                                        blood

 

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