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fohnR thangF haiF bpenM khemR
Royal Institute - 1982
ฝนทั่งให้เป็นเข็ม  /ฝน-ทั่ง-ไห้-เป็น-เข็ม/
[กริยา] (การใช้: สำนวน) เพียรพยายามสุดความสามารถจนกว่าจะสำเร็จผล.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiฝน-ทั่ง-ไฮ่-เป็น-เข็ม
IPAfǒn tʰâŋ hâj pen kʰěm
Royal Thai General Systemfon thang hai pen khem

 [phrase, idiom]
"sharpen an anvil to create a pin"; to painstakingly perform an extremely difficult task that takes long time to finish and endure the hardships it entail; "Constant dropping wears away the stone." — "Rome was not built in a day."

componentsฝน fohnRto sharpen (one's) skill; to hone; whittle; whet; grind
ทั่ง  thangFanvil
ให้เป็นhaiF bpenMto create; to be; be able to do something
เข็ม khemRclasp; brooch; safety pin; needle; sewing pin

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