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ข่มขวัญ
khohmL khwanR
Royal Institute - 1982
ข่มขวัญ  /ข่ม-ขฺวัน/
[กริยา] ทำให้ขวัญเสีย.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiข่ม-ขฺวัน
IPAkʰòm kʰwǎn
Royal Thai General Systemkhom khwan

 [verb, transitive]
definition
to terrorize; frighten; scare

componentsข่มkhohmLto oppress; exert control over; to persecute
ขวัญ khwanRmorale; fortune; luck; courage; heart; spirit; prosperity; merit
synonymsข่มขู่khohmL khuuLto threaten; to bully; to intimidate; to terrorize; to menace
ขู่khuuLto scare; threaten
ขู่เข็ญkhuuL khenRto threaten
คุกคามkhookH khaamMto threaten [an area]
sample
sentences
ทหารรัวปืนกลอยู่พักใหญ่เป็นการข่มขวัญฝ่ายตรงข้าม
thaH haanR ruaaM bpeuunM gohnM yuuL phakH yaiL bpenM gaanM khohmL khwanR faaiL dtrohngM khaamF
"The soldiers shot their machineguns continuously to frighten the opposition."
แมงมุมที่ตีหน้าอกตัวเองกับกำแพงหรือผนังเพื่อให้เกิดเสียงดังนั้น เป็นพฤติกรรมธรรมชาติในการข่มขวัญศัตรูหรือภัยคุกคาม
maaengM moomM theeF dteeM naaF ohkL dtuaaM aehngM gapL gamM phaaengM reuuR phaL nangR pheuuaF haiF geertL siiangR dangM nanH bpenM phreuH dtiL gamM thamM maH chaatF naiM gaanM khohmL khwanR satL dtruuM reuuR phaiM khookH khaamM
"Spiders beating their chests on a wall to produce large noises is a natural phenomenon to intimidate and threaten their enemies."
เมื่อเห็นสิ่งแปลกปลอมเยี่ยมกรายเข้ามา ก็จะเอาตัวเองกระแทกกับฝาไม้ เพื่อให้เกิดเสียงดังข่มขวัญศัตรู
meuuaF henR singL bplaaekL bplaawmM yiiamF graaiM khaoF maaM gaawF jaL aoM dtuaaM aehngM graL thaaekF gapL faaR maaiH pheuuaF haiF geertL siiangR dangM khohmL khwanR satL dtruuM
"When [the spider] sees something strange pass by, it beats itself against the wooden wall so as to make loud noises to frighten its enemy or ward off danger."

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