Muay Thai Terminology

Muay Thai Terminology

This page provides you with key Muay Thai terminology and commands. For the Muay Thai names of specific techniques (i.e. Muay Thai Knee Bomb), please visit Black Belt Wiki’s section on Mauy Thai Techniques.

For other martial arts words & commands, please visit the main Martial Arts Terminology section.

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Important Muay Thai Terms & Commands

  1. Block – Bat
  2. Clinch – Djab Ko
  3. Dodge – Pang Nga
  4. Elbow – Sawk or Sok
  5. Excuse Me/Sorry – Kor Toht
  6. Fight – Chok
  7. Foot – Tao
  8. Gloves – Nuam
  9. Good Bye – Laa Gon Na
  10. Good Luck – Chok Dee
  11. Head – Hua
  12. Hello – Sam Wat Dee
  13. Hit – Dtee
  14. Jump – Kradot
  15. Kick – Te
  16. Knee – Khao or Kao or Kow
  17. Leg – Kaa
  18. Nose – Jamook
  19. Punch – Mat or Mahd
  20. Shin – Na Kaeng
  21. Stomach – Tong
  22. Stop – Yud
  23. Thank You – Kop Kun
  24. Throw – Ting
  25. Thrust or Foot Thrust – Teep or Thip

Muay Thai Numbers

As you know, Muay Thai comes from Thailand. Therefore, we have listed below how to count in the Thai language.

  1. One – Neung
  2. Two – Saawng
  3. Three – Saam
  4. Four – Sii
  5. Five – Haa
  6. Six – Hok
  7. Seven – Jet or Ched
  8. Eight – Bpaaet
  9. Nine – Gaao
  10. Ten – Sip

How To Count To Ten In Muay Thai

How To Count From 11 to 100 In Muay Thai

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