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yaaL waaF dtaaeL khohnM naawkF yaangL faL rangL leeuyM theeF maiF khaoF jaiM khro:hngM saangF gaanM meuuangM thaiM khohnM thaiM aehngM gaawF yangM ngohngM bpenM gaiL dtaaM dtaaekL
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiหฺย่า-ว่า-แต่-คน-นอก-หฺย่าง-ฝะ-หฺรั่ง-เลย-ที่-ไม่-เค่า-ไจ-โคฺรง-ซ่าง-กาน-เมือง-ไท-คน-ไท-เอง-ก้อ-ยัง-งง-เป็น-ไก่-ตา-แตก
IPAjàː wâː tɛ̀ː kʰon nɔ̂ːk jàːŋ fà ràŋ lɤːj tʰîː mâj kʰâw tɕaj kʰroːŋ sâːŋ kaːn mɯːaŋ tʰaj kʰon tʰaj ʔeːŋ kɔ̂ː jaŋ ŋoŋ pen kàj taː tɛ̀ːk
Royal Thai General Systemya wa tae khon nok yang farang loei thi mai khao chai khrong sang kan mueang thai khon thai eng ko yang ngong pen kai ta taek

 [example sentence]
"Its not just outsiders, like foreigners, who fail to understand the structure of Thai politics; Thais themselves are confused."

componentsอย่าว่าแต่yaaL waaF dtaaeLnot only; let alone that
คน khohnMperson; guy; people; man; human being
นอก naawkF[is] outside of; external to; foreign; alien
อย่าง yaangLlike; as
ฝรั่ง faL rangLnon-Asian foreigner, [usually] Caucasian [see notes]
เลย leeuyM[used for emphasis at the end of a statement] " all." — " much!" — "...extremely!; completely, directly; simply, without doing anything else first; right away
ที่ theeF[the relative pronoun] who [or subordiate conjunction] whom
ไม่เข้าใจmaiF khaoF jaiM[I, you, they] don't understand
โครงสร้างkhro:hngM saangFstructure
การเมืองgaanM meuuangMpolitics
ไทย thaiMThai; of or pertaining to Thailand
คนไทย khohnM thaiMThai person; Thai people
เอง aehngMby oneself; on one's own; personally; myself; oneself; himself; themselves
ก็ gaawFalso; too; as well; well...; [suggestion] should...
ยัง yangMyet; since; not yet; still
งงเป็นไก่ตาแตกngohngM bpenM gaiL dtaaM dtaaekL[is] confused; stupefied

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