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ยากเข็ญ
yaakF khenR
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiยาก-เข็น
IPAjâːk kʰěn
Royal Thai General Systemyak khen

 [adjective]
definition
[is] in extreme poverty; difficulty

componentsยาก yaakF[is] difficult; hard; not easy
เข็ญ khenRpoor; impoverished; destitute; poverty-stricken
synonymsขัดสน khatL sohnR[is] needy; in need of
ขาดแคลนkhaatL khlaaenM[is] lacking of; short of; deficient
เข็ญใจkhenR jaiM[is] poor; miserable
จน johnM[most commonly used term] [is] poor; penniless; having nothing; impoverished
ตกต่ำdtohkL dtamL[is] in decline; be depressed; in recession
ทุคตะthookH khaH dtaL[is] poor; distressed; wretched; indigent
ฝืดเคืองfeuutL kheuuangM[is] in distress; hard-pressed (for money); difficult;
ฝืดเคืองfeuutL kheuuangM[is] out of money; flat broke
ยากจนyaakF johnM[is] destitute, penniless, financially or materially poor [commonly used term]
ยากจนข้นแค้นyaakF johnM khohnF khaaenH[is] extremely destitute, impoverished, poverty-stricken and needy
ยากแค้นyaakF khaaenH[is] impoverish; poor; indigent; impecunious; destitute; needy; penniless
สิ้นไร้ไม้ตอกsinF raiH maaiH dtaawkL[is] impoverished; indigent
ไส้เป็นน้ำเหลืองsaiF bpenM naamH leuuangR[is] impovershed
อนาถาaL naaM thaaR[is] destitute; impoverished; pauperized; homeless
อัตคัด atL dtaL khatHdestitute; penniless; down and out; impoverished; indigent; insolvent; moneyless; penurious; poor; poverty-stricken
อับapLunfortunately; unluckily
อับจนapL johnM[is] impoverished; be poverty-stricken; be poor
sample
sentences
คุณยายมีชีวิตอยู่อย่างลำบากใจยากเข็ญเมื่อลูกหลานต่างพากันทอดทิ้ง
khoonM yaaiM meeM cheeM witH yuuL yaangL lamM baakL jaiM yaakF khenR meuuaF luukF laanR dtaangL phaaM ganM thaawtF thingH
"My grandmother lives a life of poverty after her children and grandchildren all abandoned her."
การขี่ม้าเข้าไปในป่าเป็นเรื่องลำบากยากเข็ญมาก เพราะกิ่งไม้กิ่งไผ่ขึ้นอยู่ระเกะระกะ
gaanM kheeL maaH khaoF bpaiM naiM bpaaL bpenM reuuangF lamM baakL yaakF khenR maakF phrawH gingL maaiH gingL phaiL kheunF yuuL raH gehL raH gaL
"Horse-back riding in the woods can be very difficult because of all the tree and bamboo branches everywhere."

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