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งอมืองอเท้า
ngaawM meuuM ngaawM thaaoH
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiงอ-มือ-งอ-ท้าว
IPAŋɔː mɯː ŋɔː tʰáːw
Royal Thai General Systemngo mue ngo thao

1.   [adjective, idiom]
definition
[is] lazy; not dilligent

componentsงอ ngaawMbent; crooked
มือ  meuuMhand; hands
งอ ngaawMbent; crooked
เท้า thaaoHfoot; feet; paw
synonymsเกียจคร้านgiiatL khraanH[is] lazy, indolent, idle, slothful, inert, inactive
ขี้เกียจkheeF giiatL[is] lazy
สันหลังยาวsanR langR yaaoM[is] lazy; indolent; slothful; idle
antonymขยัน khaL yanR[is] diligent; industrious; persevering; (mentally) hard-working
2.   [adjective]
definition
[is] inert; sit back and do nothing

componentsงอ ngaawMbent; crooked
มือ  meuuMhand; hands
งอ ngaawMbent; crooked
เท้า thaaoHfoot; feet; paw
synonymงอมืองอตีนngaawM meuuM ngaawM dteenM[is] inert; sit back and do nothing
example
ไม่งอมืองอเท้ารับชะตากรรม
maiF ngaawM meuuM ngaawM thaaoH rapH chaH dtaaM gamM
[will] not sit by idly and accept [his] fate
sample
sentence
เป็นเพราะเหตุใดรัฐบาลตกอยู่ในสภาพที่ทำอะไรไม่ถูก คล้ายกับนั่งงอมืองอเท้าอยู่เฉย ๆ
bpenM phrawH haehtL daiM ratH thaL baanM dtohkL yuuL naiM saL phaapF theeF thamM aL raiM maiF thuukL khlaaiH gapL nangF ngaawM meuuM ngaawM thaaoH yuuL cheeuyR cheeuyR
"Why is it that the government cannot do anything right? It is as if they are sitting back and doing nothing."
3.   [adjective]
definition
[is] gutless; without gumption

componentsงอ ngaawMbent; crooked
มือ  meuuMhand; hands
งอ ngaawMbent; crooked
เท้า thaaoHfoot; feet; paw

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