ไทใหญ่

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Thai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ไท (tai, Tai) +‎ ใหญ่ (yài, big); possibly calque of Shan တႆးလူင် (táy lǔung, Shan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicไทใหญ่
ai d au h ɲ ˋ
Phonemicไท-ไหฺย่
ai d – ai h ̥ y ˋ
RomanizationPaiboontai-yài
Royal Institutethai-yai
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰaj˧.jaj˨˩/

Proper noun[edit]

ไทใหญ่ (tai-yài)

  1. Shan people or person.