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"B.E." in Thai



Literal Breakdown


The Buddhist Era (B.E.) began 543 years before the Christian Era (A.D.). See Thai solar calendar on Wikipedia.
Notice how the pronunciation changes when you say the two words together, compared to the two words separately.


The Thai translation for “B.E.” is พ.ศ.. The Thai, พ.ศ., can be broken down into 2 parts:"Buddhist" (พุทธ) and "era" (ศักราช).

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Examples of "B.E." in use

There are 8 examples of the Thai word for "B.E." being used:

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