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Thai – Sataban

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Institution, Thai

สถาบัน Sataban Relates to “Institution” To reference “the institution” in Thai is to point towards a code for “monarchy”. Since the coup of 2006 Thailand’s polarised political landscape has seen the word sataban used by those on both sides. It used to interpret situations where direct reference to the king or his family would be […]

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