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ถ่วง  thuaangL
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1.to weight; to load; to hang down by weight
2.to retard; hinder; impede

Royal Institute - 1982
ถ่วง  /ถ่วง/
[กริยา] ทำให้หนัก เช่น ถ่วงน้ำหนัก, ทำให้ช้า เช่น ถ่วงเวลา ถ่วงความเจริญ, ทำให้จม เช่น ถ่วงน้ำ.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiถ่วง
IPAtʰùːaŋ
Royal Thai General Systemthuang

1.   [verb, transitive, intransitive]
definition
to weight; to load; to hang down by weight

related wordsความถ่วงkhwaamM thuaangLgravity
อู้งานuuF ngaanMto perform one’s work lazily; to slow down one’s work
examplesแรงโน้มถ่วงraaengM no:hmH thuaangL(science) gravity; gravity
ถ่วงน้ำหนักthuaangL namH nakLto handicap [i.e. a horse race]
ความถ่วงkhwaamM thuaangLgravity
การถ่วงล้อgaanM thuaangL laawH[automotive] wheel balancing
ความโน้มถ่วงkhwaamM no:hmH thuaangLgravitation
คลื่นความโน้มถ่วงkhleuunF khwaamM no:hmH thuaangLgravitational wave
2.   [verb]
definition
to retard; hinder; impede

examplesถ่วงเวลาthuaangL waehM laaMto stall for time
เตะถ่วงdtehL thuaangLto retard; drag on; put off; delay
ถ่วงอำนาจthuaangL amM naatFbalance of power
ตัวถ่วงdtuaaM thuaangLhindrance
sample
sentence
ชนชั้นนำไทยกลับปรับตัวไม่ทันกับการพัฒนาการรับรู้ของผู้คนในประเทศ ซึ่งถูกถ่วงรั้งมานาน จนไม่สามารถพัฒนาประชาธิปไตยที่สมบูรณ์ได้
chohnM chanH namM thaiM glapL bprapL dtuaaM maiF thanM gapL gaanM phatH thaH naaM gaanM rapH ruuH khaawngR phuuF khohnM naiM bpraL thaehtF seungF thuukL thuaangL rangH maaM naanM johnM maiF saaR maatF phatH thaH naaM bpraL chaaM thipH bpaL dtaiM theeF sohmR buunM daiF
"The Thai leadership class has not adapted itself to keep pace with the changing perceptions of the ordinary citizen who have been held back for such a long time that they have been unable to develop a full-blown democracy."

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