ใบ

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See also: ใบ้

Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɓaɰᴬ (leaf).

Cognate with Lao ໃບ (bai), Northern Thai ᨷᩱ, Khün ᨷᩱ, ᦺᦢ (ḃay), Tai Dam ꪻꪚ, Tai Dón ꪻꪚ, Shan မႂ် (mǎue) or ဝႂ် (wǎue), Ahom 𑜈𑜧 (baw), 𑜈𑜨𑜧 (bow), 𑜉𑜧 (maw), or 𑜉𑜨𑜧 (mow), Zhuang mbaw, Saek เบ๋อ. Compare Proto-Be *ɓəːᴬ², Proto-Hlai *ɓɯː.

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicใบ
au ɓ
Phonemic
ไบ
ai ɓ
RomanizationPaiboonbai
Royal Institutebai
(standard) IPA(key)/baj˧/(R)
Homophonesไบ

Noun[edit]

ใบ (bai) (classifier ใบ)

  1. leaf (of a plant).
  2. sail (of a boat).
  3. sheet (as of paper).
  4. used as a title for certain documents.
  5. used as a title for something hollow or flat.

Classifier[edit]

ใบ (bai)

  1. Classifier for something hollow or flat, such as plates, glasses, book pages, fried eggs, and, traditionally, the Earth.all nouns using this classifier

See also[edit]

See also