bai

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See also: bāi, bái, bǎi, bài, băi, bãi, and Bai

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bai

  1. yes

Borôro[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bai

  1. house

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin badius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bai m (feminine baie, masculine plural bais, feminine plural baies)

  1. bay

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bai

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐌹

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bai

  1. masculine plural form of baio

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bai

  1. rōmaji reading of ばい
  2. rōmaji reading of バイ

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

bai

  1. forced by

Rafsi[edit]

bai

  1. rafsi of bapli.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of bǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of bài.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

bai m (genitive bai, plural baiaghyn)

  1. slope, bias
  2. partiality

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bai vai mai
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]


Muna[edit]

Noun[edit]

bai

  1. water

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Palauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

bai

  1. house (abode)

Rennellese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *wai, from Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

bai

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English by and by.

Particle[edit]

bai

  1. Marks future tense
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:26 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Nau yumi wokim ol manmeri bai ol i kamap olsem yumi yet. Bai yumi putim ol i stap bos bilong ol pis na ol pisin na bilong olgeta kain animal na bilong olgeta samting bilong graun.”


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See also[edit]

Tok Pisin tense markers:


Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

bai

  1. according

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bai

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of bod

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bai fai mai unchanged