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chaaoM baanF cheuuaF waaF chaaiM noomL dtawngF aaM thanR johnM bpenM baaF daiF rengF jatL haaR maawR pheeR maaM thamM phiH theeM thaangM saiR yaH saatL
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiชาว-บ้าน-เชื่อ-ว่า-ชาย-หฺนุ่ม-ต็้อง-อา-ถัน-จน-เป็น-บ้า-ได้-เร่ง-จัด-หา-หฺมอ-ผี-มา-ทำ-พิ-ที-ทาง-ไส-ยะ-สาด
IPAtɕʰaːw bâːn tɕʰɯ̂ːa wâː tɕʰaːj nùm tɔ̂ŋ ʔaː tʰǎn tɕon pen bâː dâj rêŋ tɕàt hǎː mɔ̌ː pʰǐː maː tʰam pʰíʔ tʰiː tʰaːŋ sǎj já sàːt
Royal Thai General Systemchao ban chuea wa chai num tong athan chon pen ba dai reng chat ha mo phi ma tham phithi thang saiya sat

 [example sentence]
"Village people believe that a young man needs act in an evil and bizarre manner before they call on a witch-doctor to perform an exorcism."

componentsชาวบ้านchaaoM baanFvillagers; "common folks"; the people; the hoi polloi, the salt of the earth
เชื่อ cheuuaFto believe; to trust; to have faith in; to rely on
ว่า waaF[proposition complementizer] that...; as... [see examples]
ชายหนุ่มchaaiM noomLyoung man
ต้อง dtawngF[auxiliary verb] has to...; must...; is required to...; is duty-bound to...
อาถรรพ์ aaM thanR[is] mysterious; ill-omened; evil
จน johnMuntil; up until; as far as; up to; to; till
เป็นบ้าbpenM baaF[is] crazy
ได้ daiFto receive; to obtain; acquire; get; have got
เร่ง rengF[of speed] to accelerate; hurry; speed up; [of noise or sound] increase
จัดหาjatL haaRto procure; get; gather
หมอผีmaawR pheeRsocerer; witch-doctor; magician black magician; voodoo doctor; exorcist
มา maaMto come; <subject> comes
ทำพิธีทางไสยศาสตร์thamM phiH theeM thaangM saiR yaH saatLto perform a ceremony of magic rites; perform an exorcism

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