Dai

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See also: dai, daí, dài, dāi, dǎi, da'i, and -dai

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Dai

  1. A male given name, a Welsh diminutive of David.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of Chinese (Dǎi), borrowed from a Tai language. Compare Thai ไท (tai).

Noun[edit]

Dai (plural Dais or Dai)

  1. An ethnic group of China, one of the 55 officially-recognized minorities.
  2. A member of the ethnic group.

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Etymology 3[edit]

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of Chinese (Dài), likely from a presinitic name for the area or its people.

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Proper noun[edit]

Dai

  1. (historical geography) A small northern state of ancient China.
  2. (historical geography) Various other kingdoms and princely appenages of imperial China named for the ancient state.
  3. (historical geography) A prefecture of Shanxi under imperial China.
  4. (geography) A county of Xinzhou Prefecture in Shanxi, China.
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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /daːi/

Noun[edit]

Dai m (plural Deege)

  1. day