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ngernM ginM bplaaoL
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเงิน-กิน-ปฺล่าว
IPAŋɤn kin plàːw
Royal Thai General Systemngoen kin plao

1.   [noun]
money used for a bribe, graft, or corruption, "tea money"; under-the-table payment

classifierก้อน gaawnF[numerical classifier for lumps, clouds, butter, bread, charcoal, packages of cheese, deodorant]
componentsเงิน ngernMmoney; finance; silver
กินเปล่าginM bplaaoLto get something for nothing; get a free ride
synonymsค่ากินเปล่าkhaaF ginM bplaaoLbribe; fee; corruption
เงินใต้โต๊ะngernM dtaiF dtoHbribery; illegal payment
maaeF khaaH haapL rehF dtawngF jaaiL ngernM ginM bplaaoL khaaF theeF haiF phuaakF meeM itL thiH phohnM thaaeoR nanH saL muuhrR
"Street hawkers in that area must always pay bribes to influential people to secure a place to sell [their goods]."
2. เงินกินเปล่า  ngernM ginM bplaaoL  [noun, phrase]
extra payment

componentsเงิน ngernMmoney; finance; silver
กิน ginMto eat or drink; consume
เปล่า bplaaoL[is] void; empty; naked; nothing
synonymแป๊ะเจี๊ยะbpaeH jiaHadditional charge or premium paid by a prospective tenant to a landlord [see notes]

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