fai

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See also: FAI, fái, Fäi, fāi, fa'i, and fā'i

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Albanian faj. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Noun[edit]

fai f (plural fãi)

  1. fault; sin

Synonyms[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

fai

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

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. inflection of facer:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative
  2. (reintegrationist norm) inflection of fazer:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

  • fazer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • facer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaj/
  • Rhymes: -aj
  • Hyphenation: fài

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fa' (imperative)

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. inflection of fare:
    1. second-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

fai m

  1. plural of faio

Anagrams[edit]

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. plural of fal

Li'o[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • P. Sawardo, Struktur bahasa Lio (1987) (fai / ata fai)
  • Louise Baird, A Grammar of Kéo: An Austronesian Language of East Nusantara (2002) (fai)

Maybrat[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • A Grammar of Maybrat: A Language of the Bird's Head Peninsula, Papua Province, Indonesia (2007)

Ngadha[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science (2002): The Ngadha idiom is fai weta, [...] (fai is 'woman' or 'wife')
  • Stephanus Djawanai, Ngadha Text Tradition: The Collective Mind of the Ngadha (1983), page 102

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fidem.

Noun[edit]

fai f (plural fais)

  1. faith

Sardinian[edit]

Verb[edit]

fai (Campidanese)

  1. Alternative form of fàghere (to do; make)

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. (intransitive) to dig

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of fai
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tofai fofai mifai
2nd nofai nifai
3rd Masculine ofai ifai, yofai
Feminine mofai
Neuter ifai
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *bayi.

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. to pound
  2. to crash into

Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈha.i]
  • Hyphenation: fa‧i

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fai. Cognates include Maori whai and Samoan fai.

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. (transitive) to do
  2. (transitive) to make
  3. (transitive) to fetch
  4. (transitive) to install
  5. (transitive) to repair
  6. (transitive) to manufacture
  7. (transitive) to be adopted
  8. (transitive, of clothes) to wear
  9. (transitive, of orders) to give

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fai. Cognates include Tongan fai and Samoan fai.

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. (transitive) to rehearse
  2. (transitive) to perform

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fai. Cognates include Tongan fai and Samoan fai.

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. (transitive) to be in progress

Etymology 4[edit]

Te fai (4.1).
Te fai (5.1).
Te fai (5.2).

From Proto-Polynesian *fai. Cognates include Maori whai and Samoan fai.

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. whipray of the genus Himantura

Etymology 5[edit]

Borrowed from Samoan faʻi.

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. banana tree
  2. banana fruit

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 51

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. Soft mutation of bai.

Verb[edit]

fai

  1. Soft mutation of bai.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bai fai mai unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Makian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Ternate hai (centipede).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. a millipede, milliped

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. shoulder

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai

  1. wing
    Synonym: payapaya

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[2], Pacific linguistics (as fáy and fay)

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *hwa:jᴬ. Cognate with Thai ฝาย (fǎai), Northern Thai ᨺᩣ᩠ᨿ, Lao ຝາຍ (fāi), ᦚᦻ (ḟaay), Shan ၽၢႆ (phǎai) or ၾၢႆ (fǎai), Bouyei waail.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fai (Sawndip forms 𭎶 or 𰄂 or ⿰土非 or or 𣳢 or ⿰氵⿱正⿰正正 or ⿰木⿱正⿰正正 or 𫮏 or ⿰洡𠂢 or or , 1957–1982 spelling fai)

  1. dam