SILPAKORN UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES, AND ARTS, Vol 15, No 2 (2015)

Hindu and Sikh Socio-Cutural Perspectives as Reflected in Indian Thai Naming Conventions

Warintorn Benjasri




Abstract


This research aims to study the reflections of the socio-cultural perspectives of Indian Thais regarding naming among 500 Hindu Indian Thai people and 500 Sikh Indian Thai people. Cultural reflections of
Hindu Indian Thai people can be divided into four categories: 1) ecology
2) artifacts 3) beliefs 4) and social value. Cultural reflections of Sikh
Indian Thai people can be divided into three categories: 1) ecology
2) artifacts 3) and beliefs.

Keywords: naming, cultural reflections, ethnolinguistic, Indian Thai,
semantic domain

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