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TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

A

Aarti

abir

academic gown (1)

academic gown (2)

aircraft of Thai Airways

aircraft of Thai International

Akha dolls

Akha spirit gate

Akha swing (1)

Akha swing (2)

Akha swing festival

Akha topknot

alms-begging by Burmese novices

alms-begging by Burmese nuns (1)

alms-begging by Burmese nuns (2)

Alsthom Diesel Electric Engine

amulets (1)

amulets (2)

amulets of forked-tailed geckos

angsa

alms bowl (1)

alms bowl (2)

ao dai

ao dai (for men)

ao dai (with non la)

ao gam

ao quan

applying jieba dots

archery

ASEAN members' traditional costumes

B

bagh chal

bai sri

bai sri in wedding ceremony

bai jahk

bai kang han

bai lahn

baiwen Chinese seal

bamboo violin

banana stalk rifle

banca

bando

Bangkok flooding

banh com (as engagement gift)

bansuri

benjahngkhapradit

Beijing drum tower clepsydra

benji

bento-style divided food tray

betel nut cutter

betel nut dental alluvium

betel nut leaf

betel set

betel set offering

Bhad Gaule topi

bia (cowries)

Big Head Festival (1)

Big Head Festival (2)

bindi

bindi dot with sindura hair stripe

bindi stickers

bintabaat (1)

bintabaat (2)

bird singing contest (1)

bird singing contest (2)

blessing the Ganges

blue bindi dot

bluish vibhuti sadhu

Bo Bo Gyi worship and blessing

bogu (kendogu)

bone prognostication

bong gancha

borikaan

bottled Michelia flowers

brahman cord

bread krathong

buat

Buat Chang Had Siew

Buddhist chant

Buddhist Ritual Crown

buffalo bridge

buffalo dance

buffalo kite

bundled ears of rice (1)

bundled ears of rice (2)

bung

bungkih

bung made into a lamp

Burmese animal-per-day chart

Burmese Buddhist Wheel of Fortune

Burmese female traditional hairstyle

Burmese harp (1)

Burmese harp (2)

Burmese jewellery boxes (1)

Burmese jewellery boxes (2)

Burmese medicine box (1)

Burmese medicine box (2)

burning joss paper

butter barrel

C

cable-car

candidate novices with salwe

chaab lek

chaab yai

chai pattana aerator

chakrayahn

chakrayahnyon

chalom

Cham mask

Cham masks

Changing of the Guard HCM Mausoleum

chari

chedi saai

chenda

cheroot (1)

cheroot (2)

China Gold Panda Coins (1)

China Gold Panda Coins (2)

China Gold Panda Coins (3)

China Silver Panda Coin

Chinese abacus

Chinese abacus in gold shop

Chinese abacus with circular design

Chinese abacus with the number 54,323

Chinese acupuncture dolls

Chinese ancestral tablet enshrining ceremony

Chinese ancestral tablets

Chinese cabbage

Chinese character cards

Chinese cricket cages (1)

Chinese cricket cages (2)

Chinese cricket cages (3)

Chinese cricket pots

Chinese dagger-ax

Chinese dagger-ax spear

Chinese fortune sticks

Chinese gold ingots

Chinese high-pole lion dance acrobatics

Chinese inkstone with ink stick

Chinese inventions by Zhang Heng (armillary sphere)

Chinese inventions by Zhang Heng (seismoscope)

Chinese jade fortune coins

Chinese knots

Chinese Lion Dance (1)

Chinese Lion Dance (2)

Chinese long weapons rack

Chinese Massage Balls

Chinese Opera costume

Chinese palm-leaf fans

Chinese paperweights

Chinese parasols

Chinese tea ceremony

Chinese tea sets

Chinese tea set with smelling cups

Chinese water lanterns

Chinese wedding boxes

Chinese wedding envelopes

Chinese yo-yo

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Cock

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Dog

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Dragon

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Goat

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Horse

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Monkey

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Ox

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Pig

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Rabbit

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Rat

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Snake

Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs - Tiger

ching

chinlone (1)

chinlone (2)

chinlone (3)

Chitralada Palace during King's birthday

chonsae

chopsticks (lacquered)

chopsticks (set)

Chuchaka charms

chula (male kite)

chung thian

chun mo

Chun Qiu

coconut candles

coconut clepsydra

coconut grinder

coconut toys

coconut utensils

codhumbi (tuft of hair)

coffin donation promotion displays

coiled incense

coloured incense

cricket fights

cricket food and water vessels

crocodile leather products

cuoi hoi tron goi

D

da cau (1)

da cau (2)

da cau (3)

da cau (4)

dan bau

Daruma

Daruma with blank eyes

dbu rgyan (1)

dbu rgyan (2)

dek saamloh sangkasih

deun ka-lah (1)

deun ka-lah (2)

Dhaka topi

Dhamma

din yipun

dipa (1)

dipa (2)

dipavriksha

dokmai fai (1)

dokmai fai (2)

dokmai fai (3)

E

elephant dance

Emerald Buddha's seasonal attire

erhu

Evil Eyed Tree

F

facial mask (1)

facial mask (2)

fah baat

fak

fake animal dance

feum (1)

feum (2)

feum (3)

fight helmet

fingered citron as Buddhist offering

fireballs of the naga

fire cupping

fire cupping on the head

fire performance

fish as Chinese good luck charm

fish coop lantern

floating lantern

floating market

flying kites

folded gold paper

folding fan (1)

folding fan (2)

Fon Dahb

Fon Lep

Fon Rom

fortune leaflet

fowl bone prognostication

free coffins foundation

fruit carving

G

gado bwe

Garratt Locomotive

Garuda claws (1)

Garuda claws (2)

genuine gold leaf

genuine gold plates

ghaghra choli

golden lotus shoes

giant inkstone

giant mohng

Globe Amaranth garlands

gold leaf

gong bearers

gong in Buddhist ceremonies

green turban (pagri)

gun

H

haang hod (hin hod nahm)

hair dyed with henna

handguns

hand-pumped harmonium

Heaven and Earth, Sun and Moon Sword

hell banknote (100 baht)

hell banknote (500 baht)

hell banknote (1,000 baht)

hemp boxing rope

heng

henna stamps

herbal compress

hijab

Hindu rite for dead macaque

hin hod nahm (haang hod)

hin sila kohn

hok kwai (1)

hok kwai (2)

hom pah (1)

hom pah (2)

hom pah (3)

hong bao (Chinese red envelopes)

hooded howdah (1)

hooded howdah (2)

hook sword

hook sword practice

howdah

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda Procession

hsei bo lei

hsun ok food offering

hti (ceremonial parasols)

hti (paper miniature parasols)

huad

huad (on a steam boiler)

huge muyu (wooden fish)

hulusi

I

Iban headhunting trophies

Illuminated Boat Procession

incense coil

incense stick (XL)

Indian child with black eyeliner

Indian snake charmers

ink sticks

inkstones

ithi doll

J

jakae

jampah (1)

jampah (2)

jampah (3)

Japanese buffalo

jata

Jatukam-Ramathep amulet

Jeepney

jian zi, da cau (game)

jian zi, da cau (shuttlecock)

ji dao (1)

ji dao (2)

ji dao rack

jieba dots (China)

jieba dots (Vietnam)

jin zhi (gold paper)

joss sticks

joss sticks (discard off)

jubbah

juk (tuft of hair)

K

kaanchon kai (cock fighting)

kaangkaeng le (fisherman pants)

kaanhaam (palanquin)

kaan prakuat

kaebon

kaen (1)

kaen (2)

kaen (3)

ka-loong put

Kan Thein Bo

kapioh (1)

kapioh (2)

karaoke booths

karaoke taxi

kathin phra racha thaan

kathoey (1)

kathoey (2)

kathputli reed

kaupina (1)

kaupina (2)

Ketu in the Hindu phra prajam wan system

keyuradhara

khan dong

khan kaew

khantoke

khao pansa

kheng (dim sam)

kheng (kanom jihb)

kheng (large)

khim (1)

khim (2)

khimar

kho chang

kho chang (ornamented)

khon saai khao wat

kila

kimono

kite flying (1)

kite flying (2)

kite flying (3)

kiyaw

kleh

klong aew

klong inthaperih

klong khaek

klong mahoratuk

klong ram manah

klong sabat chai

klong thad (1)

klong thad (2)

klong thohn

klong tuk

klong wong

klong yao

klot

kohm kwaen cellophane lantern

kohm kwaen paper lanterns (1)

kohm kwaen paper lanterns (2)

kohm loy

kohm loy (coloured)

kong (gong)

Kongming Lock

kong (takong)

kong teik (gong de)

kong wong

kong wong lek

kong wong yai

koob

ko phra chedi saai

krab (divining cups)

krab (rhythm instrument) with jakae

krabi krabong

krabi krabong sword practice (1)

krabi krabong sword practice (2)

krabok

krabok tahn

krabuay (coconut shell ladle)

krabuay (decoratively carved)

krabung

krachon (1)

krachon (2)

kradaht sah

kradeung

kradong

kradong mon

krajaht haab

krajo (silkworm breeding basket)

krapha (hill tribe basket - 1)

krapha (hill tribe basket - 2)

krapha (hill tribe basket - 3)

krasuay (flying shuttle)

krasuay (shuttle)

krasuay (single reel)

kratahng toob (joss stick pot, incense burner)

kratai jihn (1)

kratai jihn (2)

Krathing Daeng logo

krathong

krathong sai

krathong sai floral creations

krathong (slices of banana plant trunk)

kratib

kreuang bot yah

kreuang bucha

kreuang lahk (wheels)

kreuang prung

kreuang thao thang sih

kris

kris as symbol of dignity

krob trai

krok

krok sih (kreuang sih khao)

krok tam khao

krok tam mahk

kruad nahm

kuandao (1)

kuandao (2)

Kung Fu

kurta

kwian (1)

kwian (2)

kwian (3)

kyi-zi

kyi-zi (Burmese gong- or bell plate)

kyi-zi (engraved)

Kyway En (1)

Kyway En (2)

L

laat hpaat khwat in restaurants

lakhon yok

lak khon

lak meuang

lao (1)

lao (2)

lao khao fermentation tanks

large Chinese gold ingot

leknai

lemon garlands

lep

lift net

likae (1)

likae (2)

likae make-up

linga worship

live fish boats

lob

loh

lohchingchah (swinging festival)

Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai - 1)

Loi Krathong parade (Chiang Mai - 2)

Loi Krathong parade (Sukhothai - 1)

Loi Krathong parade (Sukhothai - 2)

Loi Krathong parade (Sukhothai - 3)

Loi Krathong Sai

longboat races (1)

longboat races (2)

longboat races (3)

longboat races (4)

longboat races (5)

longyi (1)

longyi (2)

longyi as head pad

look kaew

look nimit

look rok

look seua (1)

look seua (2)

lorry with trailer

Lotus Throwing Festival

luffa sponge (1)

luffa sponge (2)

luopan

lu sheng

M

mah kahn kluay (1)

mah kahn kluay (2)

mah kahn kluay (3)

mah kahn kluay (4)

mahk khum

mahk ruk (Burmese style)

mahk ruk (Chinese style)

mahk ruk (gadget)

mahk ruk (international setting)

mahk ruk (Thai setting)

mahk ruk (Vietnamese style)

mahori

mai kaan haab

mai kham (logs)

mai kham (sticks)

mai kwaat dok yah (natural grass brooms)

maithuna

malai khao tok (garlands)

malai khao tok (mobiles)

man

mani stones

mani wheel (hand-held prayer wheel 1)

mani wheel (hand-held prayer wheel 2)

mao bi

massage (didactical sculptures)

mehndi

mehndi (as a trend)

mendicant monks

miht moh (spirit knife)

ming bi (hell bank notes)

Mikado 2-8-2 Steam Engine No. 943

moh fai

mohng

mohng in zat pwe

moli

money tree

mongkon (muay thai - 1)

mongkon (muay thai - 2)

mongkon (wedding ceremony)

mongkonlasut

mon ing

mon khwahn

monk's robe (pah kahsahwapad)

monk's robe (traijiewon)

Monk's Spade

mooncake moulds

motersaik

motocross

muay boraan (ancient-style Thai boxing)

muay thai boxing shorts

muay thai (kickboxing)

muay thai (statue)

mukuta

mu tien si

muyu (front and back)

muyu (wooden fish)

Myanmar Owls

Myanmar turban (gaung-baung)

N

Naga clothing piece

Naga headdress

nah kaak

nahm mon (blessed water - 1)

nahm mon (blessed water - 2)

nahm tao (1)

nahm tao (2)

nahm tao (in miniature)

nahm tao (jade)

nahm ton

nahm thuam

nahm thung (1)

nahm thung (2)

nai (lah)

naligah

naligah daed

nang klahng plaeng

Navaratri

Navaratri swing festival

Nepali topi

nga

ngop

ngop nahm chiao (1)

ngop nahm chiao (2)

niqab

non la

O

ohng mangkon pottery

opium boxes

opium pipes

opium scale

opium set

opium use

opium weights

oracle stones

ordained trees

Oriental Express

P

Pacific 4-6-2 Steam Engine No. 824

Pacific 4-6-2 Steam Engine No. 850

pad bai kapho

pad bai lahn

paddle wheel surface aerators

pad yot (monastic - 1)

pad yot (monastic - 2)

pad yot (monastic - 3)

pad yot (kreuang soong - 1)

pad yot (kreuang soong - 2)

pae riyan (1)

pae riyan (2)

pahkaomah

pah nung (1)

pah nung (2)

pah phrae mongkon

pah prachiad

painted tattoo

pak kae salak (1)

pak kae salak (2)

pak pao (female kite)

pang kahntang phra prajam wan

panjasila (sihnha)

paper Chinese gold ingots (gong de)

paper gold bars (gong de)

pashmina shawls

patak (1)

patak (2)

patka

Peacock Dance (1)

Peacock Dance (2)

Peking Opera (Beijing Opera)

phaan

phaang pha theed

phab phiab

phaen duang

phanak phing

phin

Phi Tah Khohn

Phi Tah Khohn costume

Phi Tah Khohn door guardians

Phi Tah Khohn masks (1)

Phi Tah Khohn masks (2)

Phi Tah Khohn souvenirs

phom

photduang

Phra Boromma Sahrihrikathat

phra khi mah bintabaat

phranommeua

phra prajam wan (a Buddha per day)

phra prajam wan (Buddhism)

phra prajam wan (East)

phra prajam wan (Hinduism)

phra prajam wan (North)

phrathat (atti)

phum dokmai

phum khao

phum mahk

pig's head offering

pig's jaws used in shaman practices

pih

Phi Boong Tao

pih chawah

Pih Chalu - Year of the Ox

Pih Chuat - Year of the Rat

Pih Jo - Year of the Dog

Pih Khaan - Year of the Tiger

Pih Kun - Year of the Pig

Pih Ma-mae - Year of the Goat

Pih Ma-mia - Year of the Horse

Pih Ma-rohng - Year of the Dragon

Pih Ma-seng - Year of the Snake

pih phaat

Pih Ra-kah - Year of the Cock

Pih Tho - Year of the Rabbit

Pih Wok - Year of the Monkey

pile of joss sticks

pineapple bamboo hat

pin ming bei

pintoh (1)

pintoh (2)

pintoh (3)

pipa

pit thong

piyad

pladkik (1)

pladkik (2)

ple yuan (hammock - 1)

ple yuan (hammock - 2)

Poi Sang Long

pok lok

pomjuk

pomjuk (double tuft)

pong lang (1)

pong lang (2)

poultry baskets

prachiad

prakam (1)

prakam (2)

prathat fai (firecrackers - 1)

prathat fai (firecrackers - 2)

prayer flags

puang malai

puang sao

public dancing

public singing

pungi (been)

punka (ceiling fan)

pyit taing daung (1)

pyit taing daung (2)

Q

qabristan

qiang practice

Qing Ming Festival

quadcopter

quadriga

R

rachakaanhaam (royal palanquin)

rahng khon

Rahu in the Hindu phra prajam wan system

rail track market

rajarot (1)

rajarot (2)

rakhang (1)

rakhang (2)

ram muay (1)

ram muay (2)

ram muay boraan

ranaat ek (1)

ranaat ek (2)

ranaat ek lek

ranaat thum

ranaat thum lek

ravanahatta

Red Hat of Tibetan Buddhism

red tilaka (1)

red tilaka (2)

religious tattoo (1)

religious tattoo (2)

reua duan

reua hahng maeng pong

reua hahng yahw

reua jaew

reua khem

reua khut (dredger)

reua khut (dugout)

reua ko lae

reua krachaeng

reua mail (1)

reua mail (2)

reua mekhala

reuan prasat

reua phi lohk

reua phuang

reua rap song khahm fahk

reua sampan

reua sampan jaang

reua sampao

reua sampao jihn

reua sangkasih

reua tae

reua yahng

reua yohng

reua yohng towing reua phuang

rhinoceros beetle fight

rice barge (1)

rice barge (2)

rice paper

rickshaw

rih rih khao sahn (1)

rih rih khao sahn (2)

Rocket Festival

Rocket Festival (parade - 1)

Rocket Festival (parade - 2)

Rocket Festival (unsuccessful contestant)

rocking horse

rock pile chedi

rod nahm mon (sprinkling water)

rod nahm mon (pouring water)

rom thong

rot kop (1)

rot kop (2)

rot saamloh tihb (cargo pushbike)

rot thaeksih (taxi)

Royal Barge Procession

royal krathong

Royal Ploughing Ceremony (1)

Royal Ploughing Ceremony (2)

royal ploughing seeds collection

Ruamkatanyu's coffin donation

ruyi

ruyi (amulet)

S

saamloh

sai

saika

sai sin

sai sin around buildings

sai sin in funeral procession

sai sin in seubchatah ceremony

sai song hee (1)

sai song hee (2)

sai (symbolical use)

saivite cord

saliang

saloh (so)

samahti

sampot (1)

sampot (2)

samurai headdress (1)

samurai headdress (2)

samurai warrior dress (1)

samurai warrior dress (2)

sandalwood flowers

sand pagodas

sang

saranai

saree

sarikah lin thong (1)

sarikah lin thong (2)

sarong

sarong and phah thung

satang (sai baht)

sat lomkheun sangkasih

sat prajam wan

Sawankhalok potter's oven

scripture cabinet

sea bean tossing game

seua kruy

seua mo hom

seung

shamuak

Shan baun-bi (Intha)

Shan baun-bin (Pa-oh)

Shaolin Spade

sheng (1)

sheng (2)

sheng (3)

sheng (4)

shinpyu

shinpyu ordination ceremony with elephant

Shivratri (1)

Shivratri (2)

sih prajam wan (a colour per day)

silk (mai)

silkworm breeding sticks for cocoons

silver and golden bodhi trees

silver and golden miniature trees

silver ingots

sindura

sindura hair stripe (1)

sindura hair stripe (2)

singing bowl

singing bowls

singing bowls in Chinese Buddhism

sitar (1)

sitar (2)

skylab tuktuk

small Chinese gold ingots

so

so duang

son

Songkraan (1)

Songkraan (2)

Songkraan dry talcum powder

Songkraan wet talcum powder

song nahm phra (1)

song nahm phra (2)

Song Nahm Phrathat Lampang Luang

songthaew (pick-up)

songthaew (truck)

soob lom (1)

soob lom (2)

soom kai

soom pla

so sahm saai (1)

so sahm saai (2)

so (saloh)

so uh (1)

so uh (2)

so uh sound hole

spinning top

SRT Pacific 4-6-2 Steam Locomotives

Star Flower garlands

stationary prayer wheels (1)

stationary prayer wheels (2)

sticky rice basket

straw dragon

sugarcane press

Sum Chaleum Phra Kian

suo yi

susohiki

Sutra

sut (sai sin)

synthetic dok rak offerings

T

taab (king)

taab (marionette)

taab (warrior)

taban fai

tai chi

tai chi chuan (with fan)

tai chi dao (with swords)

tai chi rou li (with racket and ball)

takan

tak baat

ta-koh

takong (kong - 1)

takong (kong - 2)

takong mah

takong pet

takraw (acrobatics - 1)

takraw (acrobatics - 2)

takraw (ball game - 1)

takraw (ball game - 2)

takraw (balls - 1)

takraw (balls - 2)

takraw (competition)

takraw (field)

takraw (fruit picking basket)

takraw (in the rain)

takraw (pitcher)

takraw (practice)

takraw (server)

takrut

takrut (bullet shell)

takrut (coiled)

takrut sahm huang

takrut song huang

talaew (at doors)

talaew (at fields)

talaew (in fields)

tamboon

tamboon (feeding fish)

tamboon in Chinese temple

tamboon in temples

tamboon (releasing birds)

tamboon sai baht (1)

tamboon sai baht (2)

tammaht

tao tahn (brazier)

tapandaing

tapohn

taqiyah

tattoo (1)

tattoo (2)

tattoo needle

tawai phra traipidok

tawak

tea as Chinese symbol for friendship

tea bricks

tea brick (shaped as ancient Chinese coin)

tea brick (shaped as Chinese gold ingot)

tea leaf salad bowl

Tet Festival

tessen (iron fan)

Thai Army lot

Thai driving license for cars

Thai driving license for motorbikes

Thailand Balloon Festival (1)

Thailand Balloon Festival (2)

Thailand Balloon Festival (3)

Thai-style parasols

thaksinahwat

thanaka (use)

thanaka (wood)

thanaka (tools)

thang

thetsakahn kin jae (1)

thetsakahn kin jae (2)

thetsakahn kin jae (3)

thick Chinese incense stick (XXL)

thobe

thod kathin

thohn ram manah (1)

thohn ram manah (2)

threshing bench

threshing board

threshing machine

thudong

thung chai (1)

thung chai (2)

thung chai (3)

thuyen giay

tiab (1)

tiab (2)

tiab (3)

tiab in restaurants

tiger depiction used as amulet

tilaka

tilaka with child

ti look lo (1)

ti look lo (2)

tire bin

tobacco cutter

Toh Chatah Chiwit

toh nahm mon

tok (bamboo strips)

tok (bamboo strips) and krapha (hill tribe basket)

toke

ton mai ngeun ton mai thong

toob thian phae

topknot

toy tuktuk

traditional Iban tattoos (1)

traditional Iban tattoos (2)

traditional tattoo needle and design book

Train Market (Sri Nagarindra)

Traipitok

trigram wheels

Trooping the Colour

trung

Trut Jihn (1)

Trut Jihn (2)

Trut Jihn (3)

Trut Jihn (4)

Trut Jihn (5)

tuft of hair with hill tribes

tukkatah (1)

tukkatah (2)

tukkatah mih

tukkatah ram thai

tuktuk

tum (ih-joo)

tumpal

tung

tung yai

U

(na)

V

vajra axe

Vajraghanta (1)

Vajraghanta (2)

VC Pith Helmet

vibhuti (1)

vibhuti (2)

Vietnamese home altar

Vietnamese turban

Vijayadazaami (1)

Vijayadazaami (2)

Vijayadazaami (3)

Vijayadazaami (4)

vo thuat

W

wai (1)

wai (2)

wai (high)

wai kruh in muay thai

Wan Chaleum Phra Chonma Phansa (1)

Wan Chaleum Phra Chonma Phansa (2)

wan kohn (1)

wan kohn (2)

water hyacinth remover

water pipe

Water Puppetry

Wax Candle Festival (1)

Wax Candle Festival (2)

Wax Candle Festival (3)

Wax Candle Festival (4)

Wax Castle Festival

wearing a coin in the ear

weaving loom pulleys

Week of the Bridge over the River Kwae (1)

Week of the Bridge over the River Kwae (2)

wen fang si bao

Wichudah (UUV)

wih

woht

wooden chopsticks used in cooking

X

xe xich lo

xun

Y

yahm

yasui qian (1)

yasui qian (2)

yasui qian (3)

Yellow Hat of Tibetan Buddhism

ying peun gahn gluay (1)

ying peun gahn gluay (2)

yin zhang (1)

yin zhang (2)

yogi

yueqin

yugu

Z

zat pwe

zee kwet

zheng

zheng and pipa

zhuwen Chinese seal

zi pai

zodiac