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  kradook ngu

 

Vietnam

The ship's backbone or keel of a new wooden boat being built at the boat carpentry of Kim Bong village in central Vietnam (fig.).

 

The keel of a boat is in Thai known by the imaginative term kradook ngu, literally snake ribs’ (fig.).

15°51'55.7"N 108°19'32.3"E

 

  kradook ngu