cai

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

cai

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-5 language code for Central American Indian languages.

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quālis, quālem. Compare Romanian care.

Determiner[edit]

cai

  1. which

Pronoun[edit]

cai

  1. which, that, who

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai f (plural cais)

  1. street
    Les cais er puebru entavía falta-yes asfaltu.
    The village streets still need asphalt.

Noun[edit]

cai m (plural cais)

  1. quay, port

Balinese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

cai

  1. you (basa madia)
    Abaang cai nasi!Hey you, bring some rice!
    Dija bakatang cai pulpéné ené?Where did you get this pen?

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ci (basa madia)

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French kay, from Gaulish *kagyum, cagiíun (enclosure), from Proto-Celtic *kagyom (pen, enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai m (plural cais)

  1. quay, pier, wharf, breakwater
    Synonym: peirao

References[edit]

  • cai” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cai” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Highland Popoluca[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. a dead person

References[edit]

  • Elson, Benjamin F.; Gutiérrez G., Donaciano (1999) Diccionario popoluca de la Sierra, Veracruz (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 41)‎[1] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., →ISBN, page 11

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

cai m

  1. street, road

References[edit]


Manchu[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cai

  1. Romanization of ᠴᠠᡳ

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cài.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Persian چای(čāy); see Swahili chai for more.

Noun[edit]

cai class 9 (plural cai class 10)

  1. tea

References[edit]

  • cai” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkai/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cai m (plural cais)

  1. (nautical) dock, quay

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: cai
  • Rhymes: -aj

Verb[edit]

cai

  1. inflection of cair:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai m pl

  1. plural of cal

Sundanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cai

  1. Romanization of ᮎᮄ

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. plural of cao

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. (military, historical) corporal
  2. overseer; foreman; supervisor
  3. (dialectal) Short for cai tổng (district chief).
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Derived terms

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: giới).

Verb[edit]

cai

  1. to break (a habit); to grow out of (a habit); to give up
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms