ໃຈ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *caɰᴬ², from Proto-Tai *cɤɰᴬ (heart; breath). Cognate with Thai ใจ (jai), Northern Thai ᨧᩲ, ᦺᦈ (ṫsay), Tai Dam ꪻꪊ, Shan ၸႂ် (tsǎue), Tai Nüa ᥓᥬ (tsaue), Phake ꩡၞ် (caü), Ahom 𑜋𑜨𑜧 (chow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vientiane) IPA(key): [t͡ɕaj˩(˧)]
  • (Luang Prabang) IPA(key): [t͡ɕaɰ˩˨]
  • Hyphenation: ໃຈ
  • Rhymes: -aj, -aɰ

Noun[edit]

ໃຈ (chai)

  1. heart, mind, spirit

Derived terms[edit]