chay

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

English[edit]

Etymology[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]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“vegetarian”; SV: trai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chay

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

Adverb[edit]

chay

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