The More / ยิ่ง

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 7:53 pm Leave a comment

ยิ่งสวยยิ่งอันตราย
The prettier, the more dangerous.

In English, juxtaposing comparative adjectives has a clear meaning (like, “the more, the merrier”) and it works exactly the same way in Thai (like, “ยิ่งเยอะยิ่งดี”).

Update Tuesday, October 23, 2007: Changed the title to match the English/Thai format like the others.

Entry filed under: Pseudo-cognates. Tags: .

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