chapter  11
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Negative words in Thai are (a) mâi (‘not, no’), widely used in negative sentences and negative responses to questions; (b) mí, a variant of mâi; (c) yàh (‘don’t’) and (d) hâhm (‘to forbid’), both used in negative commands and prohibitions; (e) bplào: (‘no’), a negative response, which contradicts the assumption in the question, and (f) yung (‘not yet’), used only as a negative response to … réu yung? questions (12.1.6).