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ครั้งหนึ่งเราเคยพูดกันว่า ระบบราชการไทยไร้ประสิทธิภาพ เต็มไปด้วยขั้นตอนมากมาย เชื่องช้า เล่นพรรคเล่นพวก
khrangH neungL raoM kheeuyM phuutF ganM waaF raH bohpL raatF chaH gaanM thaiM raiH bpraL sitL thiH phaapF dtemM bpaiM duayF khanF dtaawnM maakF maaiM cheuuangF chaaH lenF phakH lenF phuaakF
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiคฺรั้ง-หฺนึ่ง-เรา-เคย-พูด-กัน-ว่า-ระ-บบ-ราด-ชะ-กาน-ไท-ไร้-ปฺระ-สิด-ทิ-พาบ-เต็ม-ไป-ด้วย-คั่น-ตอน-มาก-มาย-เชื่อง-ช้า-เล่น-พัก-เล่น-พวก
IPAkʰráŋ nɯ̀ŋ raw kʰɤːj pʰûːt kan wâː ráʔ bòp râːt tɕʰá kaːn tʰaj ráj pràʔ sìt tʰíʔ pʰâːp tem paj dûaj kʰân tɔːn mâːk maːj tɕʰɯ̂ːaŋ tɕʰáː lên pʰák lên pʰûːak
Royal Thai General Systemkhrang nueng rao khoei phut kan wa rabop ratchakan thai rai prasitthi phap tem pai duai khan ton mak mai chueang cha len phak len phuak

 [example sentence]
"At one time we used to say that Thailand’s system of governance was inefficient, was bogged down by red tape, operated at a snail’s pace, and was beset by favoritism."

componentsครั้งหนึ่งkhrangH neungLonce (one time); at one time
เรา raoMwe; us; our
เคย kheeuyM(have you) ever; (as) before; did in the past; used to...
พูด phuutFto speak; to talk; to say
กัน ganMeach other; one another; collectively; commonly; together
ว่า waaF[proposition complementizer] that...; as... [see examples]
ระบบ raH bohpLsystem
ราชการ raatF chaH gaanMcivil service; public service; government service; bureaucracy
ไทย thaiMThai; of or pertaining to Thailand
ไร้ raiH[is] without; lacking; devoid of; in need of
ประสิทธิภาพbpraL sitL thiH phaapFefficiency
เต็มไปด้วยdtemM bpaiM duayF[is] filled with
ขั้นตอนkhanF dtaawnMstep; procedure; method
มากมายmaakF maaiMvery much; plentiful; much; many; countless; various; several; a lot of; many; diversified; miscellaneous; numerous
เชื่องช้าcheuuangF chaaH[is] late, tardy, slow to respond, bogged down
เล่นพรรคเล่นพวกlenF phakH lenF phuaakFto play favoritism; favor one's friends

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