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A monetary unit of Thailand, equal to one hundredth of a baht.
- ‘It resulted in local prices of raw cassava increasing to 1-1.20 baht per kilo from around 65-80 satang per kilo.’
- ‘Electricity rates are also set to increase by 5 satang per unit with another increase between February and May 2005 in accordance with the rise in diesel prices at the pumps around March.’
- ‘The cost of a stamp was one Att, approximately three satang.’
- ‘Sutham would get up early in the morning and walk around his village selling bean sprouts for 25 satang.’
- ‘If the transportation crosses provincial boundaries, an additional allowance of 90 satang per kilometer will be provided.’
Thai, from Pali sata ‘hundred’.
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