ຊາຍ

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See also: ຊ້າຍ

Lao[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʑaːjᴬ (male). Cognate with Thai ชาย (chaai), Lao ຊາຍ (sāi), ᦋᦻ (tsaay), Ahom 𑜋𑜩 (chay).

Noun[edit]

ຊາຍ (sāi)

  1. male, man

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʑaːjᴬ (eaves). Cognate with Thai ชาย (chaai).

Noun[edit]

ຊາຍ (sāi)

  1. edge
  2. eaves

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *zaːjᴬ (sand), from Proto-Tai *zwɯəjᴬ (sand), from Old Chinese (OC *sraːl, *sraːls, “sand”). Cognate with Thai ทราย (saai), Shan သၢႆး (saay4), Ahom 𑜏𑜩 (say) or 𑜏𑜩𑜤 (sayu), Zhuang saiz.

Noun[edit]

ຊາຍ (sāi)

  1. sand

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