Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 12:26
See also: chạy, chày, and chấy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pitman jay, which it is related to graphically, and the sound it represents.

NounEdit

chay (plural chays)

  1. The name of the letter ⟨/⟩, which stands for the ch sound IPA(key): /tʃ/, in Pitman shorthand.

Ch'orti'Edit

NounEdit

chay

  1. fish

ReferencesEdit

  • 2005, Hull, Kerry, An Abbreviated Dictionary of Ch'orti' Maya[1]:

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Persian.

NounEdit

chay m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling גאיי)

  1. tea

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ṯɕɐj˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ṯɕɐj˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /c̻ɐj˧˥/

AdjectiveEdit

chay

  1. vegetarian