guai

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See also: guāi, guǎi, and guài

Italian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

guai!

  1. woe!

Noun[edit]

guai m

  1. plural form of guaio

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

guai

  1. rōmaji reading of ぐあい

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

guai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of guāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of guǎi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of guài.

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.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vae (woe) or Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹 (wai, woe), from Proto-Germanic *wai, both from Proto-Indo-European *wai.

Interjection[edit]

guai

  1. (obsolete) woe! (expresses grief)

Synonyms[edit]