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แม่ยาย
maaeF yaaiM
Royal Institute - 1982
แม่ยาย  /แม่-ยาย/
[นาม] แม่ของเมีย.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiแม่-ยาย
IPAmɛ̂ː jaːj
Royal Thai General Systemmae yai

 [noun]
definition
mother-in-law (wife's mother)

classifierคน khohnM[numerical classifier for persons/occupations]
categories
componentsแม่ maaeF[prefix for referring to certain relationships, terms of endearment]
ยาย yaaiMmaternal relative
related wordsน้องเขยnaawngH kheeuyRyounger brother-in-law
พ่อตาphaawF dtaaMfather-in-law (wife's father)
พ่อสามีphaawF saaR meeMfather-in-law (husband's father)
พี่เขยpheeF kheeuyRbrother-in-law (older)
แม่ผัวmaaeF phuaaRmother-in-law (husband's mother) [colloquial or non-prestige dialect]
แม่สามีmaaeF saaR meeMmother-in-law (husband's mother)
ลูกเขยluukF kheeuyRson-in-law (daughter's husband)
ลูกสะใภ้luukF saL phaiHdaughter-in-law (son's wife)
exampleพ่อตาแม่ยายphaawF dtaaM maaeF yaaiMmaternal parents-in-law; wife's parents
sample
sentences
ธุระการงานภายในบ้านเป็นหน้าที่หลักของแม่ยายแม่ของแสงดาวที่มาอยู่ร่วมด้วยตั้งแต่แรก
thooH raH gaanM ngaanM phaaiM naiM baanF bpenM naaF theeF lakL khaawngR maaeF yaaiM maaeF khaawngR saaengR daaoM theeF maaM yuuL ruaamF duayF dtangF dtaaeL raaekF
"Managing our home is the work of my mother-in-law, Saengdow’s mother, who has been living with us since [we got married]."
งานบ้านตั้งแต่ซักเสื้อผ้า ปาดกวาดทำความสะอาดไปจนถึงอาหารการกินเป็นหน้าที่ของแม่ยาย...
ngaanM baanF dtangF dtaaeL sakH seuuaF phaaF bpaatL gwaatL thamM khwaamM saL aatL bpaiM johnM theungR aaM haanR gaanM ginM bpenM naaF theeF khaawngR maaeF yaaiM
"My mother-in-law is responsible for all the housework from washing clothes and sweeping and cleaning the house to preparing our meals..."
จะว่าผมสนิทกับแม่ยายก็ไม่เชิงนัก
jaL waaF phohmR saL nitL gapL maaeF yaaiM gaawF maiF cheerngM nakH
"It’s not really correct to say that my mother-in-law and I are very close."
แม่ยายเป็นคนไม่พูดมาก แต่แสงดาวพูดมากขี้บ่นจุกจิกได้ทุกเรื่องตั้งแต่เรื่องเล็กน้อยไปจนถึงเรื่องใหญ่โต
maaeF yaaiM bpenM khohnM maiF phuutF maakF dtaaeL saaengR daaoM phuutF maakF kheeF bohnL jookL jikL daiF thookH reuuangF dtangF dtaaeL reuuangF lekH naawyH bpaiM johnM theungR reuuangF yaiL dto:hM
"My mother-in-law usually doesn’t say very much, but Saengdow does complain and nag about everything, from little, insignificant issues to big, important ones."
ได้ลูกเขยคนนี้มาแม่ยายถึงกับเป็นปลื้ม
daiF luukF kheeuyR khohnM neeH maaM maaeF yaaiM theungR gapL bpenM bpleuumF
"The mother-in-law was elated that she got this guy as son-in-law."

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