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oopL bpaL maaM oopL bpaL maiM
Royal Institute - 1982
อุปมาอุปไมย  /อุ-ปะ-มา-อุ-ปะ-ไม; อุบ-ปะ-มา-อุบ-ปะ-ไม/
[นาม] การเปรียบเทียบกัน.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiอุบ-ปะ-มา-อุบ-ปะ-ไม
IPAʔùp pà maː ʔùp pà maj
Royal Thai General Systemuppama uppamai

 [noun, phrase, formal]
metaphor; simile (the verbs เหมือน  and ดั่ง  are always used)

notesa figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in she is like a rose. The use of เหมือน  (like) in the following poem is อุปมาอุปไมย:

("อิเหนา" รัชกาลที่ ๒)
componentsอุปมา oopL bpaL maaMsimile
อุปไมย oopL bpaL maiM[see อุปมา ]
synonymคำเปรียบเทียบkhamM bpriiapL thiiapFa word drawing a comparison; a simile or metaphor
related wordsคำคมkhamM khohmMaphorism; saying
คำพังเพยkhamM phangM pheeuyMproverb, parable, aphorism, epigram
สำนวน samR nuaanMwording; literary style; idiom; phrasing; expression; version
สุภาษิต sooL phaaM sitLproverb
อุปมา oopL bpaL maaMsimile
อุปลักษณ์ ooL bpaL lakHmetaphor (the verbs คือ  and เป็น  are always used)
oopL bpaL maaM oopL bpaL maiM jamM phawH suaanL

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