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บ้านคนชั้นกลางทุกหลังจะต้องมีห้องอยู่ห้องหนึ่งเรียกว่าห้องรับแขกตกแต่งประดับประดาไว้เป็นอย่างดี แต่ชั่วนาตาปีแทบไม่เคยเปิดใช้เลย
baanF khohnM chanH glaangM thookH langR jaL dtawngF meeM haawngF yuuL haawngF neungL riiakF waaF haawngF rapH khaaekL dtohkL dtaengL bpraL dapL bpraL daaM waiH bpenM yaangL deeM dtaaeL chuaaF naaM dtaaM bpeeM thaaepF maiF kheeuyM bpeertL chaiH leeuyM
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiบ้าน-คน-ชั้น-กฺลาง-ทุก-หฺลัง-จะ-ต็้อง-มี-ฮ่อง-หฺยู่-ฮ่อง-หฺนึ่ง-เรียก-ว่า-ฮ่อง-รับ-แขก-ตก-แต่ง-ปฺระ-ดับ-ปฺระ-ดา-ไว้-เป็น-หฺย่าง-ดี-แต่-ชั่ว-นา-ตา-ปี-แทบ-ไม่-เคย-เปิด-ไช้-เลย
IPAbâːn kʰon tɕʰán klaːŋ tʰúk lǎŋ tɕàʔ tɔ̂ŋ miː hɔ̂ːŋ jùː hɔ̂ːŋ nɯ̀ŋ rîːak wâː hɔ̂ːŋ ráp kʰɛ̀ːk tòk tɛ̀ŋ pràʔ dàp pràʔ daː wáj pen jàːŋ diː tɛ̀ː tɕʰûːa naː taː piː tʰɛ̂ːp mâj kʰɤːj pɤ̀ːt tɕʰáj lɤːj
Royal Thai General Systemban khon chan klang thuk lang cha tong mi hong yu hong nueng riak wa hong rap khaek tok taeng pradap prada wai pen yang di tae chua na tapi thaep mai khoei poet chai loei

 [example sentence]
"Every middle class household has a room which is called the “living room” which is expensively decorated; however, this room is almost never used."

componentsบ้าน baanFhouse; home; place (or one's place); village
คน khohnMperson; guy; people; man; human being
ชั้นกลางchanH glaangMmiddle class
ทุก thookHevery; each
หลัง langR[numerical classifier for pianos, houses, buildings]
จะ jaL[auxiliary verb indicating future tense—must be used with another verb] will; shall
ต้อง dtawngF[auxiliary verb] has to...; must...; is required to...; is duty-bound to...
มี meeMto have or possess; to be available
ห้อง haawngFroom of a building; apartment; chamber
อยู่ yuuL[marker indicating the progressive or perfect aspect]
ห้อง haawngF[numerical classifier for rooms of a building]
หนึ่ง neungLone; the number or quantity one
เรียก riiakFto call out; called; to be named
ว่า waaF[proposition complementizer] that...; as... [see examples]
ห้องรับแขกhaawngF rapH khaaekLliving room; guest parlor
ตกแต่งdtohkL dtaengLto decorate; beautify; to trim
ประดับ bpraL dapLto adorn; decorate; bedeck
ประดา bpraL daaMto dive into water; swim underwater
ไว้ waiH[usually used in an intransitive sense] to wear (clothes or hairstyle); to restore; to store; to keep; to preserve; to conserve; to maintain
เป็น bpenMto be; <subject> is
อย่าง yaangL[a prefix acting like the English suffix] -ly [creating an adverb from an adjective] way; in the (following) particular way
ดี deeM[is] good; well; fine; nice; excellent; high
แต่ dtaaeLbut; even; however; rather
ชั่วนาตาปีchuaaF naaM dtaaM bpeeMendlessly; always; for years
แทบ thaaepFnearly; almost
ไม่ maiFnot; no
เคย kheeuyM(have you) ever; (as) before; did in the past; used to...
เปิด bpeertLto open; to turn on; engage
ใช้ chaiHto use, employ, exploit an object; utilize; resort to; implement
เลย leeuyM[used for emphasis at the end of a statement] " all." — " much!" — "...extremely!; completely, directly; simply, without doing anything else first; right away

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