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deeM dtaaeL bpaakL
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiดี-แต่-ปาก
IPAdiː tɛ̀ː pàːk
Royal Thai General Systemdi tae pak

 [noun, adjective, phrase, figurative]
one who is only good in words; not action.

componentsดี deeM[is] good; well; fine; nice
แต่ dtaaeLevery; each; only; only one
ปาก bpaakL[figurative] mouth; orifice; opening; entrance; way
ดีแต่ปาก พอเอาเข้าจริง หงอยเป็นลูกหมานะ
deeM dtaaeL bpaakL phaawM aoM khaoF jingM ngaawyR bpenM luukF maaR naH
"[He’s] real good when it comes to talking, but it came down to it, he was as timid as a little puppy!"
พวกคุณนะมันดีแต่ปาก จ้อกันสะบั้นหั่นแหลก อย่าให้เบื้องบนท่านต้องกำราบมาอีกล่ะ
phuaakF khoonM naH manM deeM dtaaeL bpaakL jaawF ganM saL banF hanL laaekL yaaL haiF beuuangF bohnM thanF dtawngF gamM raapL maaM eekL laF
"You guys are all talk and no action. You just beat your gums. Don’t let the higher-ups have to take you down a couple of notches again!"

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