Icelandic

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Interjection

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ái

  1. ouch!
    Synonyms: æ, áts, á

Noun

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ái m (genitive singular áa, nominative plural áar)

  1. (archaic) ancestor, forefather, forebear

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Mandarin

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ái (ai2, Zhuyin ㄞˊ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of ,
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
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  9. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𮲔
  10. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𰛥
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  13. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𫘤
  14. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  15. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𬺃, 𬺃
  16. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𠊎
  17. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𤸳
  18. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𦩴
  19. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𧪚
  20. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𩂢
  21. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𩪂
  22. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𩮖
  23. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𪺾
  24. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 𫨾

Northern Tepehuan

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Noun

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ái

  1. Obsolete spelling of ááyi.

Old Norse

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *awô (grandfather).

Alternatively, from Proto-Germanic *anô (forefather, ancestor).

Noun

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ái m (genitive á, plural ár)

  1. great-grandfather

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See also

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  • afi (grandfather)
  • edda (great-grandmother)

Tày

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Chinese (ài). Compare Muong hảo for similar developments.

Verb

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ái ()

  1. to like; to want
    ái pây liêuto want to go out
    ái chin mác rèo năm mạy
    one must grow a plant if one wishes to eat its fruits

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ái

  1. (future marker) about to
    ái thâng nènTet is about to come

Adjective

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ái

  1. near; close
    ái thâng rườnto come near home

Adverb

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ái

  1. almost; nearly
    Ái mì 500 cần
    There are nearly 500 people
    ái thaialmost dead

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Etymology 2

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From Chinese .

Noun

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ái ()

  1. strategic pass

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Noun

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ái

  1. fence
    lọm aifences
    pác tu aifence gate
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References

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  • Hoàng Văn Ma, Lục Văn Pảo, Hoàng Chí (2006) Từ điển Tày-Nùng-Việt [Tay-Nung-Vietnamese dictionary] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Từ điển Bách khoa Hà Nội
  • Lương Bèn (2011) Từ điển Tày-Việt [Tay-Vietnamese dictionary]‎[1][2] (in Vietnamese), Thái Nguyên: Nhà Xuất bản Đại học Thái Nguyên
  • Lục Văn Pảo, Hoàng Tuấn Nam (2003) Hoàng Triều Ân, editor, Từ điển chữ Nôm Tày [A Dictionary of (chữ) Nôm Tày]‎[3] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội
  • Léopold Michel Cadière (1910) Dictionnaire Tày-Annamite-Français [Tày-Vietnamese-French Dictionary]‎[4] (in French), Hanoi: Impressions d'Extrême-Orient

Vietnamese

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Sino-Vietnamese word from (to love; love).

Verb

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ái

  1. (sinicized, slang, humorous) to love
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Noun

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ái

  1. (chiefly in compounds) love

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Etymology 2

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Clipping of ái nam ái nữ

Adjective

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ái

  1. (slang) homosexual; gay
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Interjection

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ái!

  1. (onomatopoeia) ow; ouch
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