Hong-wu: Year 4, Month 12, Day 3

9 Jan 1372

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The minister Nai Si-li Chai-la-shi-xi-li and others who had been sent by Can-lie Zhao Pi-ya, the king of the country of Siam (Hu), came to Court, presented a gold-leaf memorial and offered local products as tribute, in felicitation on the coming New Year's Day. When the envoys were about to return home, it was Imperially commanded that the calendar Da Tong Li as well as patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread be conferred upon the king, and that sets of clothing, patterned fine silks and other silks, as appropriate, be conferred upon the envoys.

Tai-zu: juan 70.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 3, page 1295

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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/hong-wu/year-4-month-12-day-3, accessed January 22, 2019



I am studying about what Ming Shi-lu said about Thailand (Siam) and I found that the name

"Nai Si-li Chai-la-shi-xi-li" with the chinese letters are "奈