What is a Phi Thale?
Phi Thale (ผีทะเล) is a sea spirit from Thai folklore
It is said that Phi Thale can take the form of a mermaid or a beautiful woman and often lures sailors to their deaths. Phi Thale is also said to be responsible for other eerie phenomena experienced by sailors and fishermen on their boats, such as sudden storms and mysterious lights.
In Thai language, “Phi Thale” is also used as slang for naughty men.
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