Yoga Words

Today in yoga class I was the only foreigner so the teacher taught almost entirely in Thai.  I’ve picked up on a couple words already and learned a few more today.  Here are some yoga related Thai words / phrases:

  1. Yoga: yoo-ká (Thai:โยคะ)
  2. Reverse: glàp-dâan (Thai:กลับด้าน)
  3. Breathe in: hǎai-jai kâo (Thai:หายใจเข้า)
  4. Breathe out: hǎai-jai àↄk (Thai:หายใจออก)
  5. Lengthen your back: yûut lǎng (Thai:ยืดหลัง)
  6. Left hand: muu sáai (Thai:มือซ้าย)
  7. Right hand: muu kwǎa(Thai:มือขวา)
  8. Left foot: táao sáai (Thai:เท้าซ้าย)
  9. Right foot: táao kwǎa (Thai:เท้าขวา)
  10. Left knee: kào sáai (Thai:เข่าซ้าย)
  11. Right knee: kào kwǎa (Thai:เข่าขวา)
  12. Left leg: kǎa sáai (Thai:ขาซ้าย)
  13. Right leg: kǎa kwǎa (Thai:ขาขวา)
  14. Left arm: kɛ̌ɛn sáai (Thai:แขนซ้าย)
  15. Right arm: kɛ̌ɛn kwǎa (Thai:แขนขวา)
  16. Shoulders: lài (Thai:ไหล่)
  17. Jump: grà-dòot (Thai:กระโดด)
  18. Sit down: nâng-long (Thai:นั่งลง)
  19. Stand up: yuun kûn (Thai:ยืนขึ้น)
  20. Body: dtuua (Thai:ตัว)

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