ᦺᦆᧈ

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Thai ใคร่ (krâi), Northern Thai ᨣᩕᩱ᩵ or ᨣᩕᩲ᩵, Lao ໃຄ່ (khai), Shan ၶႂ်ႈ (khāue), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw) or 𑜁𑜞𑜧 (khraw), Zhuang gyaez.

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ᦺᦆᧈ (xay1) (abstract noun ᦂᦱᧃᦺᦆᧈ or ᦩᦱᧄᦺᦆᧈ)

  1. want, desire.
    ᦺᦆᧈ ᦂᦲᧃ ᦡᦲ ᦠᦹᧉ ᦃᧅ ᦖᦸ ᦅᦱᧉ
    xay1 k̇iin ḋii ḣue2 ẋak ṁoa kaa2
    If you want to live well (lit. eat well), you have to do business diligently and skillfully.