pai

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See also: Pai, pái, pài, păi, pǎi, and pāi

Aragonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai m

  1. father

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. pie

Declension[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pai (father), from Old Portuguese padre (father), from Latin patrem (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Noun[edit]

pai (plural pai pai)

  1. father (male parent)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pai

  1. rōmaji reading of パイ

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

pai

  1. pi (π, the irrational number which is the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of a given circle: 3.14159265358979...)

Rafsi[edit]

pai

  1. rafsi of pajni.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pài.

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.

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From English pie

Noun[edit]

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paier, definite plural paiene)

  1. a pie

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pie

Noun[edit]

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paiar, definite plural paiane)

  1. a pie

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pae (obsolete)
  • pay (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pay, from padre, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Compare Galician pai, Mirandese and Leonese pai and Aragonese pai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father (male who sires a child)
  2. (usually plural) parent (either a mother or a father)
  3. (figuratively) father (the founder of a discipline or science)
    Os gregos foram os pais da civilização.
    The Greeks were the fathers of civilisation.

Synonyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (male who sires a child): mãe

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singular form of paie.

Noun[edit]

pai n (plural paie)

  1. straw (a dried stalk of a cereal plant)