𑜁𑜣

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Ahom[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *C̬.qɯjᶜ (excrement). Cognate with Thai ขี้ (kîi), Northern Thai ᨡᩦ᩶, Lao ຂີ້ (khī), ᦃᦲᧉ (ẋii2), Shan ၶီႈ (khīi), Zhuang haex, Saek ไกฺ.

Noun[edit]

𑜁𑜣 (khī)

  1. dung, feces, excrement

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

𑜁𑜣 (khī)

  1. peacock

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

𑜁𑜣 (khī)

  1. distress, hardship, suffering

Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *kʰwiːᴮ (to ride), from Middle Chinese (MC ɡˠiᴇ, “to ride”).[1] Cognate with Thai ขี่ (kìi), Lao ຂີ່ (khī), ᦃᦲᧈ (ẋii1), Tai Dam ꪄꪲ꪿, Shan ၶီႇ (khìi), Zhuang gwih.

Verb[edit]

𑜁𑜣 (khī)

  1. to ride

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat (2014), “Layers of Chinese Loanwords in Proto-Southwestern Tai as Evidence for the Dating of the Spread of Southwestern Tai”, in MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities, volume 20 (special issue), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, ISSN 0859-9920, pages 47–68.