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How to use Peua and Sumrap Posted by on Mar 24, 2014

In Thai there are two different words which mean ‘for’, but they are used in slightly different ways. The first is peuaF เพื่อ, and the second is sumRrapL สำหรับ.

Why does Thailand have Three Different New Years? Posted by on Mar 13, 2014

Thailand is the only country I am aware of that has three national New Year’s celebrations per year. 1) The traditional Thai New Years is called Songkran (songR graanM สงกรานต์), the famous three day nationwide water fight. This is always mid-April. Thais will flock out of Bangkok to see family in the provinces, causing massive traffic…

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