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แมลงเม่าบินเข้ากองไฟ
maH laaengM maoF binM khaoF gaawngM faiM
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiมะ-แลง-เม่า-บิน-เค่า-กอง-ไฟ
IPAmá lɛːŋ mâw bin kʰâw kɔːŋ faj
Royal Thai General Systemmalaeng mao bin khao kong fai

 [example sentence, idiom]
definition
"Flying termites fly into the fire." — "To act on impulse or recklessly." — "Like a moth to a flame"

categories
componentsแมลง maH laaengMbug; insect
แมลงเม่าmaH laaengM maoFtussock moth
บิน binMto fly
เข้า khaoFto enter; go in; to penetrate; to insert; to approach
กอง gaawngMto pile up or accumulate
ไฟ  faiMfire; flame
sample
sentence
เห็นหุ้นตก อย่ารีบผลีผลามเข้าไปช้อนซื้อ เดี๋ยวจะกลายเป็นแมลงเม่าบินเข้ากองไฟเสียเปล่า ๆ
henR hoonF dtohkL yaaL reepF phleeR phlaamR khaoF bpaiM chaawnH seuuH diaaoR jaL glaaiM bpenM maH laaengM maoF binM khaoF gaawngM faiM siiaR bplaaoL bplaaoL
"If you see that stock prices are falling, don’t rush in and scoop up the shares; you will be like a moth drawn to a flame and lose money for nothing."

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