What does Nakhon mean?
The word nakhon originates from the Sanskrit word nagara meaning ‘city’, and the word sawan from Sanskrit svarga meaning ‘heaven’. Hence the name of the province literally means ‘city of heaven‘ or ‘heavenly city’.
What does MAE mean in Thai?
The point is, there is a lot of respect for parents in Thai culture. When addressing parents, you can use the word ‘mae’ (แม่) for mother/mom, and the word ‘phaw’ (พ่อ) for father/dad.
How many words is Bangkok’s official name?
The name is listed in Guinness World Records as the world’s longest place name, at 168 letters. Thai school children are taught the full name, although few can explain its meaning as many of the words are archaic, and known to few.
How do you say Grandma in Thai?
There are 2 ways to say Grandma in Thai. One way is ย่า yâa and the other way is ยาย yaai.
How do you say friend in Thai?
To say friend in Thai is “เพื่อน /pʉ̂an/”.