pai

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem.

Noun[edit]

pai m

  1. father

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English pie

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑi̯/, [ˈpɑi̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • Syllabification: pai

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. (Finglish) pie

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative pai pait
genitive pain paiden
paitten
partitive paita paita
illative paihin paihin
singular plural
nominative pai pait
accusative nom. pai pait
gen. pain
genitive pain paiden
paitten
partitive paita paita
inessive paissa paissa
elative paista paista
illative paihin paihin
adessive pailla pailla
ablative pailta pailta
allative paille paille
essive paina paina
translative paiksi paiksi
instructive pain
abessive paitta paitta
comitative paineen
Possessive forms of pai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person paini paimme
2nd person paisi painne
3rd person painsa

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pay, from padre, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father
    Coida meu pai que me ten / debaixo do pé dereito: / Fanlle a cama no sobrado: / non sabe cando me deito. (folk song)
    My dad thinks that he keeps me under his right foot; but he sleeps up in the upper floor and doesn't know when I go to bed.
  2. (in the plural) parents

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Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pai. Cognates with Kabuverdianu pai.

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. father

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pai (father), from Old Portuguese padre (father), from Latin patrem (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Noun[edit]

pai (plural pai pai)

  1. father (male parent)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai (plural, first-person possessive paiku, second-person possessive paimu, third-person possessive painya)

  1. pie (type of pastry)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of パイ

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pai.

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. father

Kristang[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. father

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

pai m

  1. father

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pài.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bait (compare Malay baik, Tagalog bait).

Adverb[edit]

pai

  1. good
    He iwi hūmārire te Māori, he makoha, he aroha ki te pai.
    The Māori are amiable people, placid and love that which is good.
  2. excellent
  3. suitable
  4. nice
    He maha hoki ngā whare kua kitea e au he whare nunui, he pai a waho ki te titiro atu, ko roto ia he pai ke atu ngā wharepuni.
    And there are many houses that I have seen that are large with nice exteriors to look at, but inside the sleeping houses are even better.
  5. pleasant

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. goodness
  2. excellence
  3. suitability

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem.

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English pie

Noun[edit]

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paier, definite plural paiene)

  1. a pie

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pie

Noun[edit]

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paiar, definite plural paiane)

  1. a pie

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Papora[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. (Hoanya) woman

References[edit]

  • Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pay, hypocoristic form of padre, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Compare Galician pai, Mirandese and Leonese pai and Aragonese pai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father (male who sires a child)
  2. (usually in the plural) parent (either a mother or a father)
  3. (figuratively) father (the founder of a discipline or science)
    Os gregos foram os pais da civilização.
    The Greeks were the fathers of civilisation.

Synonyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (male who sires a child): mãe

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: pai
  • Indo-Portuguese: pai
  • Kabuverdianu: pai
  • Kristang: pai
  • Sãotomense: pe
    • Annobonese: pe

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pai in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from paie, from Latin palea, considered as a plural. Compare Aromanian palj, paljiu.

Noun[edit]

pai n (plural paie)

  1. straw (a dried stalk of a cereal plant)
  2. drinking straw

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Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pay.

Verb[edit]

pai

  1. to pay

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. wage

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pie.

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. pie

Tsou[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *pajay. Cognate with Kapampangan pale (rice plant); Ilocano pagay (rice plant); Malay padi (rice plant); Javanese pari (rice plant); Tagalog palay (rice plant).

Noun[edit]

pai

  1. rice plant

Zou[edit]

Verb[edit]

pai

  1. go

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