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วันที่ผมยังเป็น "นักข่าว เวลาใครถามผมว่าทำไมถึงเลือกอาชีพนี้ ผมมักจะตอบทีเล่นทีจริงว่า "ไม่ได้เลือก...แต่ทำตามความจำเป็น"
wanM theeF phohmR yangM bpenM nakH khaaoL waehM laaM khraiM thaamR phohmR waaF thamM maiM theungR leuuakF aaM cheepF neeH phohmR makH jaL dtaawpL theeM lenF theeM jingM waaF maiF daiF leuuakF dtaaeL thamM dtaamM khwaamM jamM bpenM
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiวัน-ที่-ผม-ยัง-เป็น-นัก-ข่าว-เว-ลา-ไคฺร-ถาม-ผม-ว่า-ทำ-ไม-ถึง-เลือก-อา-ชีบ-นี้-ผม-มัก-จะ-ตอบ-ที-เล่น-ที-จิง-ว่า-ไม่-ได้-เลือก-แต่-ทำ-ตาม-คฺวาม-จำ-เป็น
IPAwan tʰîː pʰǒm jaŋ pen nák kʰàːw weː laː kʰraj tʰǎːm pʰǒm wâː tʰam maj tʰɯ̌ŋ lɯ̂ːak ʔaː tɕʰîːp níː pʰǒm mák tɕàʔ tɔ̀ːp tʰiː lên tʰiː tɕiŋ wâː mâj dâj lɯ̂ːak tɛ̀ː tʰam taːm kʰwaːm tɕam pen
Royal Thai General Systemwan thi phom yang pen nak khao wela khrai tham phom wa thammai thueng lueak achip ni phom mak cha top thi len thi ching wa mai dai lueak tae tham tam khwam cham pen

 [example sentence]
"When I was still a reporter, whenever anyone asked me why I had chosen this profession, I would usually respond, half in jest, half in earnest, “I did not make a choice; but I [became one] out of necessity.”."

componentsวันที่wanM theeFthe date on a calendar
ผม phohmR[used by male speakers] I; me; my
ยัง yangMyet; since; not yet; still
เป็น bpenMto be; <subject> is
นักข่าวnakH khaaoLreporter; journalist (newspaper, magazine)
เวลา waehM laaMwhen
ใคร khraiManyone; anybody; someone; somebody; whoever
ถาม thaamRto ask (a question); to inquire; to quiz; to interrogate
ผม phohmR[used by male speakers] I; me; my
ว่า waaF[proposition complementizer] that...; as... [see examples]
ทำไม thamM maiMwhy
ถึง theungR[a word placed before a verb to show consequence]
เลือก leuuakFto select or choose; elect; pick
อาชีพ aaM cheepFcareer; occupation; profession; vocation; job
นี้ neeHthis; these
ผม phohmR[used by male speakers] I; me; my
มักจะmakH jaL[auxiliary verb combination] will usually; often
ตอบ dtaawpLto answer; reply; respond; in return
ทีเล่นทีจริงtheeM lenF theeM jingMhalf-serious, half-joking; half in jest, half in earnest
ว่า waaF[proposition complementizer] that...; as... [see examples]
ไม่ได้maiF daiF[auxiliary verb combination] did not...; is not; am not; does not
เลือก leuuakFto select or choose; elect; pick
แต่ dtaaeLbut; even; however; rather
ทำตามthamM dtaamMto follow (one's example); defer to; act in accordance with
ความจำเป็นkhwaamM jamM bpenMnecessity

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