vaiz

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːjᴬ (water buffalo). Cognate with Thai ควาย (kwaai), Northern Thai ᨤ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨿ, Lao ຄວາຍ (khuāi), ᦩᦻ (xvaay), Tai Dam ꪁꪫꪱꪥ, Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥭᥰ (xäay), Shan ၵႂၢႆး (kwáay), Ahom 𑜁𑜨𑜩 (khoy) or 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Saek ว๊าย.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaiz (old orthography vaiƨ, Sawndip forms 𤘢, 𤜄, , 𤘹)

  1. water buffalo