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ก้มหัว
gohmF huaaR
Royal Institute - 1982
ก้มหัว  /ก้ม-หัว/
[กริยา] น้อมหัวลงเพื่อแสดงกิริยาเคารพ, โดยปริยายหมายความว่า ยอมอ่อนน้อม (มักใช้ในความปฏิเสธ) เช่น ไม่ยอมก้มหัวให้ใคร.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiก้ม-หัว
IPAkôm hǔːa
Royal Thai General Systemkom hua

1.   [verb]
definition
to succumb; yield; submit; give in

componentsก้ม  gohmFto bend oneself or bow
หัว huaaRhead; brain; bulb; tuber
synonymsค้อมหัวkhaawmH huaaRto bow one's head; acceed to; succumb to; give in
ยอมอ่อนน้อมyaawmM aawnL naawmHto yield to
sample
sentence
ข้าราชการบางคนยอมก้มหัวรับใช้ผู้มีอิทธิพลทางการเมืองเพื่อให้ได้ตำแหน่งที่สูงขึ้น
khaaF raatF chaH gaanM baangM khohnM yaawmM gohmF huaaR rapH chaiH phuuF meeM itL thiH phohnM thaangM gaanM meuuangM pheuuaF haiF daiF dtamM naengL theeF suungR kheunF
"Some civil servants are willing to be subservient to those with political influence in order to get promoted."
2.   [verb]
definition
to bow one's head; lower one's head

componentsก้ม  gohmFto bend oneself or bow
หัว huaaRhead; brain; bulb; tuber
related wordsค้อมตัวkhaawmH dtuaaMto bend over (at thee waist)
โน้มตัวno:hmH dtuaaMto bend down; stoop over
sample
sentence
ในวัฒนธรรมไทยการไหว้ต้องก้มหัวหรือค้อมหัวลงด้วย
naiM watH thaH naH thamM thaiM gaanM waiF dtawngF gohmF huaaR reuuR khaawmH huaaR lohngM duayF
"According to Thai culture, when you perform the “wai” gesture, you should also bow your head as well."

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