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What Is The Meaning Of Buri?

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This is quite common on towns/cities in central Thailand however does it have a meaning?

Thai friends say no falung friends say it must have a meaning. Can you help.

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This is quite common on towns/cities in central Thailand however does it have a meaning?

Thai friends say no falung friends say it must have a meaning. Can you help.

''buri" = " mueng" in Thai, means city or town.

'buri' is used when it calls for a more formality.

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My misses says it means town or city as well, more commonly used in the past.

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interesting to note that there are many english towns using a similar word as part of the name , e.g. salisbury , canterbury etc.

although i doubt if there is any linguistic connection

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it is.

as well as other foreign words that came to thai language.

There are some words in thai that sound very similar in russian too (I would mind to give a sample - its rude words)

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Somehow it reminds me of Guatemala, where each province or 'departamento' ends in the place name "-tenango" and the place way, way up in the mountains is called "Huehuetenango." I thought they also had a place called "Tenangotenango," which might translate as "Place-place."

Is there a place in Thailand called Buriburi?

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Somehow it reminds me of Guatemala, where each province or 'departamento' ends in the place name "-tenango" and the place way, way up in the mountains is called "Huehuetenango." I thought they also had a place called "Tenangotenango," which might translate as "Place-place."

Is there a place in Thailand called Buriburi?

yeah...there's a place in the Central Highlands called Chichicastenango where they remember Marlon Brando from "Last Tango in..."

Chichi useta be a very spiritual place...was good to be very chaa - chaa in Chii Chii... :o

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You got it right folks and here is the confirmation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sing_Buri_Province

BURI also means cigarette

So... Etymologically speaking, that makes Singburi the same place as Singapore. Interesting to know.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sing_Buri_Province

The word Sing originates from the Sanskrit word Singh meaning lion, and the word buri from Sanskrit Puri meaning town or city. Hence the name of the province literally means City of Lion.

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore

Singapore's name was derived from the words Simha and Pura, while Simha meaning lion and Pura meaning city, giving Singapore the name "Lion City".

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It's also my most favoured piece from Jethro Tull :D

Jethro Tull? You must be Living in the Past ! (pun intended :o ).

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You got it right folks and here is the confirmation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sing_Buri_Province

BURI also means cigarette

So... Etymologically speaking, that makes Singburi the same place as Singapore. Interesting to know.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sing_Buri_Province

The word Sing originates from the Sanskrit word Singh meaning lion, and the word buri from Sanskrit Puri meaning town or city. Hence the name of the province literally means City of Lion.

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore

Singapore's name was derived from the words Simha and Pura, while Simha meaning lion and Pura meaning city, giving Singapore the name "Lion City".

Ahh, so thats why there's a lion on every Singha beer bottle! :D

Every day is a learning day with thai visa :o

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Is there a place in Thailand called Buriburi?

Oh c'mon! That would be a kind of coat now, wouldn't it?

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