พลาย

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Thai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mon ဗၠဲာ (plài, bachelor: unmarried man). Cognate with Lao ພາຍ (phāi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic พลาย
b l ā y
Phonemic พฺลาย
b ̥ l ā y
Paiboon plaai
(standard) IPA(key) /pʰlaːj˧/

Adjective[edit]

พลาย (plaai)

  1. (used of an elephant) male.

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

พลาย (plaai)

  1. a title for or term of address to a male elephant.
  2. (archaic) a title for or term of address to a young man.