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ถ้าอยากพูดภาษาไทยได้เก่ง ก็ต้องกล้าพูด ถ้าไม่กล้าก็ไม่มีทางที่จะเก่งได้ เขาเรียกว่า ด้านได้อายอด
thaaF yaakL phuutF phaaM saaR thaiM daiF gengL gaawF dtawngF glaaF phuutF thaaF maiF glaaF gaawF maiF meeM thaangM theeF jaL gengL daiF khaoR riiakF waaF daanF daiF aaiM ohtL
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiท่า-หฺยาก-พูด-พา-สา-ไท-ได้-เก่ง-ก้อ-ต็้อง-กฺล้า-พูด-ท่า-ไม่-กฺล้า-ก้อ-ไม่-มี-ทาง-ที่-จะ-เก่ง-ได้-เขา-เรียก-ว่า-ด้าน-ได้-อาย-อด
IPAtʰâː jàːk pʰûːt pʰaː sǎː tʰaj dâj kèŋ kɔ̂ː tɔ̂ŋ klâː pʰûːt tʰâː mâj klâː kɔ̂ː mâj miː tʰaːŋ tʰîː tɕàʔ kèŋ dâj kʰǎw rîːak wâː dâːn dâj ʔaːj ʔòt
Royal Thai General Systemtha yak phut phasa thai dai keng ko tong kla phut tha mai kla ko mai mi thang thi cha keng dai khao riak wa dan dai ai ot

 [example sentence]
definition
"If [you] wish to speak Thai well, you must be brave enough to speak; if [you] are too shy, there is no way to perfect your language skills. We might say, ‘victory goes to the bold.’."

componentsถ้า thaaF[indicating a condition] if
อยาก yaakL[auxiliary verb] to want; desire; crave for
พูด phuutFto speak; to talk; to say
ภาษาไทยphaaM saaR thaiMthe Thai language
ได้ daiFcan; to be able; is able; am able; may; might [auxiliary of potential, denoting possbility, ability, or permission]
เก่ง gengLvery good (said to someone when they do something well)
ก็ gaawFalso; too; as well; well...; [suggestion] should...
ต้อง dtawngF[auxiliary verb] has to...; must...; is required to...; is duty-bound to...
กล้า glaaFto dare
พูด phuutFto speak; to talk; to say
ถ้า thaaF[indicating a condition] if
ไม่ maiFnot; no
กล้า glaaFto dare
ก็ gaawFalso; too; as well; well...; [suggestion] should...
ไม่มีทางmaiF meeM thaangM[is] impossible
ที่ theeF[the relative pronouns] that; which; which is...
จะ jaL[imminent aspect marker]
เก่ง gengL[is] skilled; talented; superbly performed; skillful; clever
ได้ daiFcan; to be able; is able; am able; may; might [auxiliary of potential, denoting possbility, ability, or permission]
เขา khaoR[3rd person singular or plural pronoun] he; she; him; her; they; them
เรียกว่าriiakF waaF"(It is) called... (in Thai)."
ด้านได้อายอดdaanF daiF aaiM ohtL"Fortune favors the bold." "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady." "Making an effort results in success."

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