cai

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai f (plural cais)

  1. street

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]


Lojban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

cai (selma'o CAI CAI)

  1. modifies the preceding cmavo (an attitudinal) in order to indicate extreme intensity thereof

See also[edit]

  • ru'e ((weak modifier of attitudinal))
  • sai ((moderate modifier of attitudinal))

Rafsi[edit]

cai (or alternate rafsi cam )

  1. rafsi of carmi (intense/bright/saturated/brilliant).

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]

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. tea

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cai

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

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai m pl

  1. plural of cal

Sundanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai

  1. plural of cao

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cai

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

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cai

  1. to break (a habit); to grow out of (a habit); to give up

Derived terms[edit]