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เล่นพรรคเล่นพวก
lenF phakH lenF phuaakF
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเล่น-พัก-เล่น-พวก
IPAlên pʰák lên pʰûːak
Royal Thai General Systemlen phak len phuak

 
definition
to play favoritism; favor one's friends

componentsเล่น  lenFto play; have fun; enjoy; amuse; to jest
พรรค phakHgroup of people united by a common idea; [such as] a political party
เล่น  lenFto play; have fun; enjoy; amuse; to jest
พวก phuaakF[of people, animals] a group, a party
synonymเล่นพวกlenF phuaakFto play favorites
sample
sentence
ครั้งหนึ่งเราเคยพูดกันว่า ระบบราชการไทยไร้ประสิทธิภาพ เต็มไปด้วยขั้นตอนมากมาย เชื่องช้า เล่นพรรคเล่นพวก
khrangH neungL raoM kheeuyM phuutF ganM waaF raH bohpL raatF chaH gaanM thaiM raiH bpraL sitL thiH phaapF dtemM bpaiM duayF khanF dtaawnM maakF maaiM cheuuangF chaaH lenF phakH lenF phuaakF
"At one time we used to say that Thailand’s system of governance was inefficient, was bogged down by red tape, operated at a snail’s pace, and was beset by favoritism."

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