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Video Summary #7: Maybe(อาจจะ/บางที, มั้ง, น่าจะ, คงจะ, ท่าจะ)


1. อาจจะ / บางที: ≈ 50% Maybe. Interchangeable, use together or separate.
     *Maybe it will rain. (ฝนอาจจะตก)
     *Maybe I will go tomorrow. (บางทีฉันจะไปพรุ่งนี้)
     *Maybe he doesn’t understand. (บางทีเค้าอาจจะไม่เข้าใจ / บางทีเค้าอาจไม่เข้าใจ)


2. มั้ง: Used in spoken Thai, end of a sentence, mostly when answering questions. Avoid overuse.
     *Maybe his name is Peter. (ชื่อปีเตอร์มั้ง)
     *Maybe 500 baht. (500 บาทมั้ง)


3. น่าจะ / คงจะ: ≈ 70% Probably. Interchangeable.
     *It will probably rain today. (วันนี้ฝนน่าจะตก)
     *He probably lives here. (เขาน่าจะอาศัยอยู่ที่นี่)
     *It will probably rain tomorrow. (พรุ่งนี้ฝนคงจะตก)


4. ท่าจะ: ≈ 85-90% Seems/looks like, judging from appearance/observation.
     *It looks/seems like it will rain. (ฝนดูท่าจะตก)
     *It looks like I can’t go to work tomorrow. (ดูท่าพรุ่งนี้จะไปทำงานไม่ได้)

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Edited by ColeBOzbourne
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