One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The basic monetary unit of Thailand, equal to 100 satangs.
- ‘The further drop in the yen might weaken the baht to an unsatisfactory level.’
- ‘Contributions to the nominated charities are already said to have topped half a million baht.’
- ‘If I get duped out of a few baht, it is generally my fault for not being familiar with local customs.’
- ‘One thing is for sure, I will put my last baht on the fact that none of the research team took either drug!’
- ‘Despite the momentum toward recovery, the baht is fragile and the stock market moribund.’
- ‘A smaller proportion of the basket will be made up of the British pound, Thai baht and Russian rouble.’
- ‘This is done over a beer and generally we stay on for the 195 baht Steak Night dinner.’
- ‘Let her overstay and let her pay for the overstays at the 200 baht a day going rate.’
- ‘This would mean they would all have to get together to oust me from our 4 million baht love nest.’
- ‘Two of the tourists caused an accident while renting jet ski boats at 1,000 baht an hour.’
- ‘Do ask a lot of questions and never hand over a single baht unless you are satisfied with the answers.’
- ‘But not a baht has had to be forked out in reward money because no one has been caught.’
- ‘The government wants to see the baht stabilize, even if it will lead to a slight drop in exports.’
- ‘Importers and vendors of the film face penalties of up to six months in jail and a 21,000 baht fine.’
- ‘The project will involve hundreds of millions of baht and hundreds of trucks and shuttle buses.’
- ‘Now if this is not enough one must report in every three months or face a hefty fine of 200 baht a day.’
- ‘Should the baht weaken further it is likely that local oil prices will continue to rise.’
- ‘As a result the workers have to pay an extra 50 baht a day in rent until they pay their due rent.’
- ‘The baht has been moving in the same direction as the yen but was less volatile.’
- ‘Then there is the likelihood of the baht slipping further against hard currencies.’
From Thai bāt.
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