Decoded Slug: สามารถ (sǎa-mâat) - Can/To be able to

Thai Grammar Point
สามารถ (sǎa-mâat) - Can/To be able to

สามารถ (sǎa-mâat) - Can/To be able to

Short explanation:

'สามารถ' is used to express a person's ability to do something.


Subject + สามารถ + Verb


ฉัน สามารถ พูด ภาษาไทย ได้
Chan sǎa-mâat phuut phaasǎa thai dâi
I can speak Thai.
เธอ สามารถ ทำอาหาร อร่อย ๆ ได้ เลย
Thoe sǎa-mâat tham a-haan aroi di leoi
You can cook delicious food.
เขา สามารถ ว่าย น้ำ ได้ ดี ที่สุด
Khao sǎa-mâat waai naam di thi sut
He can swim really well.
พวกเรา สามารถ ชนะ เกม นี้ ได้
Phuak rao sǎa-mâat chana game ni dai
We can win this game.

Long explanation:

'สามารถ (sǎa-mâat)' in Thai language is similar to the use of 'can' or 'able to' in English. It helps to express a person's capabilities or capacities to perform a certain action. Most often, it is positioned before a verb, however, it can also be positioned after a verb, which often happens in conversations. This word can be used with a wide range of verbs, making it a versatile component in Thai sentences.

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