'mai' is thai for 'no.'to say you do not like something in thai: 'mai chawp.'to say you like very much? 'chawp maak.'if you're feeling saucy, you add a little somthin' extra on the vowels, leering like a mama san who notices your gaze lingering on a particular boy in the karaoke bordello: 'you chaaaaawp? you chawp maaaaaaaak?'just a little handy trivia in this space, while i recover from king perry, the first book.which was a total fucking chawp maak-maak, guys.