ใหญ่

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Lao ໃຫຍ່ (nyai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic ใหญ่
au h ɲ ˋ
Phonemic ไหฺย่
ai h ̥ y ˋ
Paiboon yài
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /jaj˨˩/

Adjective[edit]

ใหญ่ (yài) (abstract noun ความใหญ่)

  1. big; very big; large; great.
  2. important; main.
    ถนนใหญ่  ―  tà-nǒn yài  ―  main street, boulevard
    หนังใหญ่  ―  nǎng-yài  ―  grand shadow play
    แผ่นดินใหญ่  ―  pɛ̀n-din yài  ―  mainland

Antonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ใหญ่ (yài)

  1. to be big; to be large; to be huge; to be enormous.
  2. to be major; to be extensive; to be sizeable.

See also[edit]