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ยึกยัก  yeukH yakH
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1.to avoid; dodge; evade; hold out
2.not smoothly; roughly
3.in fits and starts

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiยึก-ยัก
IPAjɯ́k ják
Royal Thai General Systemyuekyak

1.   [verb]
definition
to avoid; dodge; evade; hold out

synonymยักท่าyakH thaaFto trick; dupe; outwit; fool
related wordเล่นตัวlenF dtuaaMto hold out for something; be independent; be difficult; be stand-offish
sample
sentence
เราจะบีบแตรใส่คนที่ยืนยึกยักริมถนนแยกที่ผ่านมาไม๊ ถ้าเรารู้ว่าเค้าใส่ขาเทียม?
raoM jaL beepL dtraaeM saiL khohnM theeF yeuunM yeukH yakH rimM thaL nohnR yaaekF theeF phaanL maaM maiH thaaF raoM ruuH waaF khaaoH saiL khaaR thiiamM
"Would you sound your horn at someone who was shuffling on the side of the road at the crosswalk you are passing – if you knew he had an artificial leg?"
2.   [adverb]
definition
not smoothly; roughly

sample
sentence
เสียงดนตรีกระหึ่มให้หลายคนออกไปเต้นยึกยักอยู่ข้างเวที
siiangR dohnM dtreeM graL heumL haiF laaiR khohnM aawkL bpaiM dtenF yeukH yakH yuuL khaangF waehM theeM
"As the music boomed (on stage) lots of people started dancing in a herky-jerky manner along the sides of the stage."
3.   [adverb]
definition
in fits and starts

synonymกระยึกกระยักgraL yeukH graL yakHin fits and starts; not smoothly

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