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EtymologyEdit

Portuguese Sciam (Thailand), from Pali शुभर्नभुमि (Suvarnabhumi, land of gold) or Sanskrit श्याम (Śyâma, dark) or Mon rham (rhmañña, stranger), probably the same root as Shan and Assam[1]

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Siam

  1. (historical) The country now known as Thailand.

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  1. ^ Barend Jan Terwiel, Chaichuen Khamdaengyodtai, Shan Manuscripts. Franz Steiner, 2003, p. 9.
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