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คับ  khapH 
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1.[is] tight; confined; crowded; closely packed; tight-fitting; close-fitting
2.[informal pronounciation of] ครับ overflow; exceed a limit; spill over; overcrowd

Royal Institute - 1982
คับ  /คับ/
[วิเศษณ์] มีขนาดไม่พอดีกัน ทำให้แน่น ตึง หรือ ฝืด สวมหรือใส่ได้โดยยาก เช่น เสื้อคับ หมวกคับ แหวนคับ, ตรงข้ามกับ หลวม.
[กริยา] มีลักษณะหรือปริมาณเกินพอดี เช่น เสียงคับบ้าน จระเข้คับคลอง ลิ้นคับปาก ข้าวคับหม้อ ฝูงคนคับถนน.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiคับ
Royal Thai General Systemkhap

1. common Thai word   [adjective]
[is] tight; confined; crowded; closely packed; tight-fitting; close-fitting

examplesบังคับbangM khapHto force; compel; command; control; coerce; enforce; compulsory; mandatory
คับอกคับใจkhapH ohkL khapH jaiM[is] depressed (or melancholic, disconsolate)
คับข้องใจkhapH khaawngF jaiM[is] frustrated; feels constrained
คับใจkhapH jaiM[is] discontented; disconcerted; embarrassed; distressed; depressed
คับแค้นใจkhapH khaaenH jaiM[is] resentful; to harbor feeling of anger or resentment
คับแคบkhapH khaaepF[is] narrow; small; cramped; restricted; close; limited; contracted
คับแคบkhapH khaaepF[is] narrow-minded, small-minded, unhelpful, ungenerous
คับโพรงkhapH phro:hngM[is] forced to live in too small a den or hole
คับแค้นkhapH khaaenHdistressfully; in a troubled manner; miserably
คับที่khapH theeF[is] forced to live in a restricted space
ลิ้นคับปากlinH khapH bpaakL[is] tongue-tied; unable to speak comfortably; inarticulate
การบังคับgaanM bangM khapHforcing; requiring
raH wangM mohtH gatL naH khapH
"Watch out for ant bites!"
ลูกชายโตวันโตคืน เสื้อเพิ่งซื้อมาใหม่ ๆ คับเสียแล้ว
luukF chaaiM dto:hM wanM dto:hM kheuunM seuuaF pheerngF seuuH maaM maiL maiL khapH siiaR laaeoH
"My son is getting bigger and bigger every day; the shirt I just bought for him is already too small."
2.   [particle, colloquial]
[informal pronounciation of] ครับ 

related wordsครับ khrapH[word added by a male speaker to the end of every sentence to convey politeness or] "yes"; "that's right"; "I see."
คะ khaH[word added by a female speaker to the end of every question to convey politeness]
ค่ะ khaF[word added by a female speaker to the end of every statement to convey politeness]
จ๊ะjaH[word added to the end of a statement or question when speaking to a person of lower status]
exampleดีคับdeeM khapHYeah; good! [male saying the word ครับ  informally]
คิดจะเป็นนักสู้ ต้องรู้จักกอบกู้ตัวเองคับ
khitH jaL bpenM nakH suuF dtawngF ruuH jakL gaawpL guuF dtuaaM aehngM khapH
"If you think of yourself as a warrior, you will become aware that you are saving yourself."
3.   [verb]
to overflow; exceed a limit; spill over; overcrowd

exampleคุณภาพคับแก้วkhoonM naH phaapF khapH gaaeoF[is] of top quality; highly qualified
...โดยไม่ต้องตามอย่างเมืองอื่น ที่กำลังคิดจะเปลี่ยนไปใช้รถบัสคันใหญ่คับถนน...
dooyM maiF dtawngF dtaamM yaangL meuuangM euunL theeF gamM langM khitH jaL bpliianL bpaiM chaiH rohtH batL khanM yaiL khapH thaL nohnR
"[Khon Kaen] need not follow the example of other cities which are moving in the direction of increasing the use of large buses which are too large for their [narrow] streets..."

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