タイ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

タイ or たい (tai

  1. : sea bream
    タイ((たい))は、めでたいの"たい"につながることから、(えん)()のよいものと(かんが)えられています。
    Tai (tai) wa, medetai no "tai" ni tsunagaru koto kara, engi no yoi mono to kangaerareteimasu.
    Sea bream (tai) is considered good luck because tai is the ending of the word medetai (auspicious).
Usage notes[edit]
  • As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts (where katakana is customary).

Etymology 2[edit]

 タイ (音楽記号) on Japanese Wikipedia

Borrowed from English tie.

Noun[edit]

タイ (tai

  1. Short for ネクタイ (nekutai, necktie); a tie
    (わたし)は、(あさ)、いつも出掛(でが)けにタイ()める。
    Watashi wa, asa, itsumo degake ni tai o shimeru.
    I always tie a tie when I leave for work in the morning.
  2. (music) tie (symbol)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative spelling
 タイ国 on Japanese Wikipedia

Ultimately from Thai ไทย (tai)

Proper noun[edit]

タイ (Tai

  1. Thailand (a country in Southeast Asia)
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