[ sah-tang ]
/ sɑˈtæŋ /
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noun, plural sa·tang.
a monetary unit and former coin of Thailand, one 100th of a baht.
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Origin of satang
First recorded in 1910–15; from Thai sataaŋ, ultimately from Pali sata- “100” (see hundred) + aṅga “portion, division”
Words nearby satang
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Example sentences from the Web for satang
Gonong Satang was built on a hill on the opposite side of the river, and was strongly stockaded as well as Gonong Tabor.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for satang
/ (sæˈtæŋ) /
noun plural -tang
a monetary unit of Thailand worth one hundredth of a baht
Word Origin for satang
from Thai satān
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