chay

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See also: Chay, cháy, chày, chấy, chảy, and chạy

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chay (plural chays)

  1. (archaic, colloquial) A chaise (horse-drawn carriage).

Etymology 2[edit]

From Pitman jay, which it is related to graphically, and the sound it represents.

Noun[edit]

chay (plural chays)

  1. The letter ⟨/⟩, which stands for the ch sound /tʃ/, in Pitman shorthand.

Anagrams[edit]


Ch'orti'[edit]

Noun[edit]

chay

  1. fish

References[edit]

  • Hull, Kerry (2005) An Abbreviated Dictionary of Ch'orti' Maya[1]

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چای(čây).

Noun[edit]

chay m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling גאיי‎)

  1. tea

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

chay f

  1. Lenited form of kay.

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
kay chay gay
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Quechua[edit]

Determiner[edit]

chay

  1. (medial) that

See also[edit]


Tzeltal[edit]

Noun[edit]

chay

  1. fish

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (vegetarian, SV: trai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) chay (𣙮)

  1. Artocarpus tonkinensis A Cheval (a tree in the mulberry family)

Adjective[edit]

chay (𡄡)

  1. vegan
    ăn chay
    to practise veganism; to go vegan
    Bạn có biết nấu chả giò chay không?
    Do you know how to cook vegan spring rolls?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Chay could be broadly translated as either "vegan" or "vegetarian" when it comes to food and cuisine, although chay people (some of whom are actual vegan Buddhists) do tend to consciously avoid fat-based cooking oil and nước mắm (fish sauce), so the term corresponds better to "vegan".

Adverb[edit]

chay (𡄡)

  1. (colloquial) in an ordinary, even lackluster, way; without special aids or equipment