ไส้

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Thai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographicไส้
ai s ˆ
Phonemicไซ่
ai z ˋ
RomanizationPaiboonsâi
Royal Institutesai
(standard) IPA(key)/saj˥˩/
Homophonesไสร้

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *sajᶜ (intestine). Cognate with Lao ໄສ້ (sai), ᦺᦉᧉ (ṡay2), Shan သႆႈ (sāy), Ahom 𑜏𑜩 (say), Zhuang saej.

Noun[edit]

ไส้ (sâi)

  1. intestine.
  2. anything that fills or is inside another thing, as filling, lead, wick, mantle, etc.
  3. (idiomatic) secret; private matter.
  4. (idiomatic) insider; member.
  5. (idiomatic, especially a biological one) family member; relative.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Particle[edit]

ไส้ (sâi)

  1. Archaic form of ไสร้ (srâi).

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ไส้ (sâi)

  1. (astrology, now dialectal) Year of the Snake: the sixth year in a cycle of twelve years under the lunar calendar.
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