чай

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Belarusian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

чай (čajm inan (genitive ча́ю, nominative plural чаі́, genitive plural чаёў)

  1. tea
    Synonym: гарба́та (harbáta) (more common)
    зялёны чайzjaljóny čajgreen tea

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • чай” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Bulgarian[edit]

Чай
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

чай (čajm

  1. tea

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References[edit]

  • чай in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • чай in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Russian[edit]

Чай
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕæj]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aj

Etymology 1[edit]

From Turkic (compare Turkish çay), from Chinese (chá).

Noun[edit]

чай (čajm inan (genitive ча́я, nominative plural чаи́, genitive plural чаёв, related adjective ча́йный, diminutive чаёк)

  1. tea (drink)
    ани́совый чайanísovyj čajanise tea
    кирпи́чный чайkirpíčnyj čajbrick tea
    кита́йский чайkitájskij čajChinese tea
    цвето́чный чайcvetóčnyj čajrose tea
    цейло́нский чайcejlónskij čajCeylon tea
    кре́пкий чайkrépkij čajstrong tea
    сла́бый чайslábyj čajweak tea
    сла́дкий чайsládkij čajsweet tea
    стака́н ча́юstakán čájua glass of tea
    ча́шка ча́яčáška čájaa cup of tea
    пригласи́ть кого́-то на ча́шку ча́яpriglasítʹ kovó-to na čášku čájato invite someone for tea
    Да́йте мне, пожа́луйста, кило́ ча́ю.Dájte mne, požálujsta, kiló čáju.I’d like a kilo of tea, please.
    да́ть на ча́йdátʹ na čájto leave a tip
  2. tea plant (Camellia sinensis, Thea sinensis)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ча́ю (čáju), first-person singular present of ча́ять (čájatʹ).

Interjection[edit]

чай (čaj)

  1. methinks, must be, may be, hopefully, probably
    ты, чай, замёрз?ty, čaj, zamjórz?you must be freezing!
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

чай (čaj)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of ча́ять (čájatʹ)

Southern Altai[edit]

Noun[edit]

чай (çay)

  1. river

Tuvan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Khakas чайғы (çayğı), Shor чайғы, Kyrgyz жай (cay), Southern Altai јай (ǰay), Karachay-Balkar джай, Tatar җәй (cäy), Turkmen ýaý etc.

Noun[edit]

чай (çay) (definite accusative чайны, plural чайлар)

  1. summer

Ukrainian[edit]

чай
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Noun[edit]

чай (čajm inan (genitive ча́ю, nominative plural чаї́, genitive plural чаї́в)

  1. tea
    Synonym: герба́та (herbáta) (Western Ukrainian)
    зеле́ний чайzelényj čajgreen tea

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