gaeq

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *kajᴮ (chicken), from Middle Chinese (MC kei, “chicken”). Cognate with Thai ไก่ (gài), Northern Thai ᨠᩱ᩵ (kai), Lao ໄກ່ (kai), ᦺᦂᧈ (k̇ay1), Tai Dam ꪼꪀ꪿, Shan ၵႆႇ (kày), Ahom 𑜀𑜩 (kay), Bouyei gais.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /kai˧˥/
  • Tone numbers: gae5
  • Hyphenation: gaeq

Noun[edit]

gaeq (old orthography gəƽ, Sawndip forms , )

  1. chicken