One Word a Day : กะ

1. (noun) Work shift; eg.

พี่ชายทำงานกะเช้า

Phêe chaai tham ngaan กะ chaáo

Elder brother works morning shift.

2. (verb) To estimate; eg.

เขากะว่าจะทำงานชิ้นนี้เสร็จในสามวัน

Khăo กะ wâh jà tham ngaan chín née sèt nai săam wan

He estimates that he will finish this task within 3 days.

3. (conj.) And (typically used in casually spoken context); eg.

ฉันไม่อยากไปเที่ยวกะเธอ

Chăn mâi yàhk pai thiâo กะ ther

I don’t want to go out with you.

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