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ตอกลิ่ม
dtaawkL limF
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiตอก-ลิ่ม
IPAtɔ̀ːk lîm
Royal Thai General Systemtok lim

 [verb]
definition
to drive a wedge

componentsตอก  dtaawkL[of a nail] to drive in; to hammer; to apply with force
ลิ่ม limFwedge; lever; shim; peg; wooden pin or nail; bar; ingot
examplesตอกลิ่มปิดฝาโลงdtaawkL limF bpitL faaR lo:hngMto nail the lid of the coffin shut (literal meaning)
ตอกลิ่มปิดฝาโลงdtaawkL limF bpitL faaR lo:hngMto finalize; to render complete
sample
sentences
ความรุนแรงอันมีลักษณะเหยียดหยามรวมที่เกิดขึ้นนี้ก็เป็นเสมือนการตอกลิ่มความขัดแย้งให้บาดลึก ถ่างกว้างออกไปอย่างน่าเป็นห่วง
khwaamM roonM raaengM anM meeM lakH saL naL yiiatL yaamR ruaamM theeF geertL kheunF neeH gaawF bpenM saL meuuanR gaanM dtaawkL limF khwaamM khatL yaaengH haiF baatL leukH thaangL gwaangF aawkL bpaiM yaangL naaF bpenM huaangL
"The recent violence borne out of mutual distain and contempt has been like driving a deep and painful wedge of conflict; (this wedge) has continued to widen in a very alarming manner."
การประโคมข่าวการปฏิวัติ จึงหมายให้เป็นการตอกลิ่ม หรือเสี้ยมให้ทหารกับนายกรัฐมนตรีหวาดระแวงกันเอง
gaanM bpraL kho:hmM khaaoL gaanM bpaL dtiL watH jeungM maaiR haiF bpenM gaanM dtaawkL limF reuuR siiamF haiF thaH haanR gapL naaM yohkH ratH thaL mohnM dtreeM waatL raH waaengM ganM aehngM
"Spreading news of a revolution is intended to drive a wedge or instigate [dissention] between the military and the prime minister."

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