baai

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch baai, from Middle French baie.

Noun[edit]

baai (plural baaie, diminutive baaitjie)

  1. bay

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch baden, from Middle Dutch bāden, from Old Dutch bathon, from Proto-Germanic *baþōną.

Verb[edit]

baai (present baai, present participle baaiende, past participle gebaai)

  1. (also figuratively) to bathe

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English bye.

Interjection[edit]

baai

  1. bye

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: baai
  • Rhymes: -aːi̯

Etymology 1[edit]

Directly or ultimately from Middle French baie. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

baai f (plural baaien, diminutive baaitje n)

  1. (geography) bay
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French baie.

Noun[edit]

baai f or m (plural baaien)

  1. baize

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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

baai f or m (uncountable)

  1. (Bargoens, slang, dated) wine (in recent texts only used of red wine, and in earlier texts also of wines from the German Rhineland)
    • 1870, P. J. van der Noordaa, "Levenslust", in D. F. Tersteeg, Nederland, vol. 1, J. C. Loman (publ.), page 348.
      »Ja, een half fleschjen rooie baai van een krachtig merk.”

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Romanization[edit]

baai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばあい