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กราบไหว้
graapL waiF
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiกฺราบ-ไว่
IPAkràːp wâj
Royal Thai General Systemkrap wai

 [verb, phrase]
definition
to prostrate oneself as a sign of religious respect

categories
componentsกราบ graapLto prostrate oneself; to go down on the knees with palms pressed together; to pray; to pay obeisance
ไหว้ waiFto wai; to make the wai prayer gesture
sample
sentences
บางคนกราบไหว้สิ่งศักดิ์สิทธิ์ทั่วประเทศไทยเพื่อขอให้ช่วยปกปักรักษาให้มีอายุยืนยาว
baangM khohnM graapL waiF singL sakL sitL thuaaF bpraL thaehtF thaiM pheuuaF khaawR haiF chuayF bpohkL bpakL rakH saaR haiF meeM aaM yooH yeuunM yaaoM
"Some people show their respect at holy shrines all over the country in order to help them have a long life."
ข้อปฏิบัติในการเดินทางไปในป่า คือ ต้องกราบไหว้เจ้าป่าเจ้าเขา หรือเวลาจะใช้น้ำให้แก้อาถรรพ์โดยปาหินถามทาง
khaawF bpaL dtiL batL naiM gaanM deernM thaangM bpaiM naiM bpaaL kheuuM dtawngF graapL waiF jaoF bpaaL jaoF khaoR reuuR waehM laaM jaL chaiH naamH haiF gaaeF aaM thanR dooyM bpaaM hinR thaamR thaangM
"When you go travelling into the forest you must pay obeisance to the spirits of the forest and the mountains; and, [you must do the same] when you use water to dispel evil spirits or ask casting stones to determine what to do."

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