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  Chanok and Channanie

 

Thailand

Statue of the parents of King Bhumipon Adunyadet (fig.) and his older brother King Ananda Mahidol, i.e. Prince Mahidon Adunyadet (fig.), Prince of Songkhla (fig.), and Princess Sangwaan Sri Nagarindra, the Princess Mother (fig.). In Thai-Rajasap, royal parents may be referred to as Somdet Phra Boromma Raja Chanok for ‘Matriarch’ or ‘father’, and Somdet Phra Boromma Raja Channanie for ‘Matriarch’ or ‘Mother’.

See POSTAGE STAMP (1), (2), (3) and (4).