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ตอกย้ำ
dtaawkL yaamH
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiตอก-ย้าม
IPAtɔ̀ːk jáːm
Royal Thai General Systemtok yam

1.   [verb, transitive, intransitive, phrase, idiom]
definition
to rub it in

notesInformal. to emphasize or reiterate something unpleasant in order to tease or annoy.
categories
componentsตอก  dtaawkL[of a nail] to drive in; to hammer; to apply with force
ย้ำ yaamHto repeat
exampleตอกย้ำซ้ำเติมdtaawkL yaamH samH dteermM[rhymed form of ตอกย้ำ] to rub it in time and again to remind (someone of something)
sample
sentence
บางครั้งก็เป็นมุขตลกตลกขำขันที่เล่นกี่ครั้งก็ไม่ขำ และบางครั้งก็เป็นแค่การตอกย้ำภาพจำบางอย่างของสังคม
baangM khrangH gaawF bpenM mookH dtaL lohkL dtaL lohkL khamR khanR theeF lenF geeL khrangH gaawF maiF khamR laeH baangM khrangH gaawF bpenM khaaeF gaanM dtaawkL yaamH phaapF jamM baangM yaangL khaawngR sangR khohmM
"Sometimes it is a small joke that is played over and over again that it is no longer funny; and sometimes it is just an incessantly repeated memory within our society."
2.   [verb]
definition
to emphasize; stress

componentsตอก  dtaawkL[of a nail] to drive in; to hammer; to apply with force
ย้ำ yaamHto repeat
synonymเน้น nenHto emphasize; to stress; to underscore; to focus on
sample
sentences
คำพูดทุกกระทงความที่ออกมาจากปากชายผู้นี้ เป็นเสมือนการตอกย้ำความรู้สึกที่เจ็บปวดของผู้ฟัง
khamM phuutF thookH graL thohngM khwaamM theeF aawkL maaM jaakL bpaakL chaaiM phuuF neeH bpenM saL meuuanR gaanM dtaawkL yaamH khwaamM ruuH seukL theeF jepL bpuaatL khaawngR phuuF fangM
"His every utterance reinforces the pain felt by those who hear him."
ข่าวปล่อยข่าวลือก็ทะลักล้นออกมาไม่ขาดสาย เพื่อตอกย้ำความไม่เข้าท่าของเธอ
khaaoL bplaawyL khaaoL leuuM gaawF thaH lakH lohnH aawkL maaM maiF khaatL saaiR pheuuaF dtaawkL yaamH khwaamM maiF khaoF thaaF khaawngR thuuhrM
"Rumors and innuendo continue to pour forth which emphasize her unsuitability."

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