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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit जय (jaya, victory) or Pali jaya (victory); probably via Old Khmer jaya°, °jaya, jayya°. Cognate with Khmer ជ័យ (cɨy), ជយ (cɔɔy); Lao ໄຊ (sai).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicชัย
d͡ʑ ạ y
Phonemicไช
ai d͡ʑ
[bound form]
ไช-ยะ-
ai d͡ʑ – y a –
RomanizationPaiboonchaichai-yá-
Royal Institutechaichai-ya-
(standard) IPA(key)/t͡ɕʰaj˧//t͡ɕʰaj˧.ja˦˥./
Homophonesไช
ไชย

NounEdit

ชัย (chai)

  1. victory.
  2. (เรือ~) royal barge serving as the presiding barge or containing the Buddha image พระชัย (prá-chai) in a royal barge procession.

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