jais

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Bouyei[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *qraj (egg). Cognate with Thai ไข่ (kài), Northern Thai ᨡᩱ᩵ (khai), Lao ໄຂ່ (khai), ᦺᦃᧈ (ẋay1), Shan ၶႆႇ (khài), Ahom 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Zhuang gyaeq. Compare Sui geis (egg) and Southern Kam geiv (egg).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jais

  1. egg

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gagāten, accusative singular of gagātes (jet), from Ancient Greek Γαγάτης (Gagátēs, lignite; jet, literally stone of Gagas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jais m (plural jais)

  1. (mineralogy) jet

Further reading[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jais m pl

  1. (third-person plural) instrumental form of jie.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French jais

Noun[edit]

jais n (uncountable)

  1. jet (coal)

Declension[edit]