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saL watL deeM
Royal Institute - 1982
สวัสดิ์; สวัสดี  /สะ-หฺวัด; สะ-หฺวัด-ดี/ {Sanskrit: สฺวสฺติ; Pali: โสตฺถิ}
[นาม] ความดี, ความงาม, ความเจริญรุ่งเรือง.
[นาม] ความปลอดภัย.
[นาม] คำทักทายหรือพูดขึ้นเมื่อพบหรือจากกัน.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiสะ-หฺวัด-ดี
IPAsà wàt diː
Royal Thai General Systemsawat di

1.   [phrase]
[a polite greeting or farewell used when meeting or parting] hello; goodbye; good morning; good afternoon; good evening; good night; greetings

notesThis phrase was coined by the late Prof. Phraya Upakit Sinlapsan of Chulalongkorn University in around 1935. Prior to this time, Thais greeted each other informally with an inquiry or observation about their health or welfare.
componentsสวัส saL watLblessing; good fortune
ดี deeM[is] good; well; fine; nice
related wordsสวัสดีครับsaL watL deeM khrapH[spoken politely by a male] hello; goodbye
สวัสดีค่ะsaL watL deeM khaF[spoken politely by a female] hello or goodbye
หวัดดี watL deeMHi!; Hey!; [informal abbreviation of] สวัสดี
ฮัลโล hanM lo:hM[Thai transcription of the foreign loanword] Hello; Hello? [said upon answering telephone]
examplesสวัสดีปีใหม่saL watL deeM bpeeM maiLHappy New Year!
สวัสดีครับsaL watL deeM khrapH[spoken politely by a male] hello; goodbye
สวัสดีค่ะsaL watL deeM khaF[spoken politely by a female] hello or goodbye
สวัสดีตอนเช้าsaL watL deeM dtaawnM chaaoH"Good morning."
สวัสดีครับ คุณเล็ก
saL watL deeM khrapH khoonM lekH
"Hello, Mr. Lek."
saL watL deeM bpeeM maiL daaeL pheuuanF thookH khohnM
"Happy New Year to all my friends."
saL watL deeM saH seeM
"Say, 'Hello'!"
สวัสดีครับ ในบทนี้ผมจะพูดถึงเรื่องการให้ของขวัญนะครับ
saL watL deeM khrapH naiM bohtL neeH phohmR jaL phuutF theungR reuuangF gaanM haiF khaawngR khwanR naH khrapH
"Hello! In this lesson I will discuss giving presents."
เช้าพบครู หนูจงหัด สวัสดี
chaaoH phohpH khruuM nuuR johngM hatL saL watL deeM
"You should greet your teacher when you meet her in the morning"
2.   [adjective]
[is] safe, secure

componentsสวัส saL watLblessing; good fortune
ดี deeM[is] good; well; fine; nice
exampleความผาสุกสวัสดีkhwaamM phaaR sookL saL watL deeMhappiness; contentment; peace; safety; security
sohngL khwaamM sookL saL watL deeM wanM bpeeM maiL
"May this New Year's Day find you happy and safe."
3. ความสวัสดี  khwaamM saL watL deeM  [noun]
safety; security

componentsความkhwaamM[a prefix which converts an adjective or verb into a noun]
สวัส saL watLblessing; good fortune
ดี deeM[is] good; well; fine; nice
โดยประการต่าง ๆ ความสุข ความสวัสดีของข้าพเจ้าจะเกิดขึ้นได้ ต่อเมื่อบ้านเมืองของเรามีความเจริญมั่นคงเป็นปกติสุข
dooyM bpraL gaanM dtaangL dtaangL khwaamM sookL khwaamM saL watL deeM khaawngR khaaF phaH jaoF jaL geertL kheunF daiF dtaawL meuuaF baanF meuuangM khaawngR raoM meeM khwaamM jaL reernM manF khohngM bpenM bpaL gaL dtiL sookL
"My happiness will transpire when our country prospers and when it is stable and peaceful."

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