ชาย

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic/Phonemic ชาย
d͡ʑ ā y
Paiboon chaai
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /t͡ɕʰäːj˧/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʑaːjᴬ(male). Cognate with Lao ຊາຍ(sāi).

Noun[edit]

ชาย (chaai)

  1. male; man.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʑaːjᴬ(eaves). Cognate with Lao ຊາຍ(sāi).

Noun[edit]

ชาย (chaai)

  1. edge.
  2. eaves.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ชาย (chaai) (abstract noun การชาย)

  1. (of the afternoon sun) to decline; to be in descent.

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

ชาย (chaai) (abstract noun การชาย)

  1. (of wind) to blow gently.

Etymology 5[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ชาย (chaai)

  1. (poetic) seemingly; rather.