Thai fisherman pants

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Thai fisherman pants (Thai: กางเกงเล Thai pronunciation: [kaaŋ.keeŋ.lee], Lanna:สะดอ Northern Thai pronunciation: [sa.dɔɔ]) are lightweight unisex trousers that are made very wide in the waist, one size fits all. The additional material is wrapped around the waist and tied to form a belt. They are usually made of cotton or rayon. Although traditionally used by fishermen in Thailand, they have become popular among others for casual, beach, and exercise wear as well as for backpackers and pregnancy.

Thai fisherman pants are nearly identical to the traditional attire of Intha males, who live on Inle Lake of Myanmar. They are known in Burmese as Shan baun-mi.

Thai fishermen do in reality wear this style of pants. They are also increasingly common among many men and women of all nationalities. They are well-regarded by some[who?] as being comfortable and well-suited for various casual purposes including exercise. This style of trousers is now widely available in a variety of styles and fabrics, such as cotton, hemp, bamboo, linen and most commonly polyester blends.