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Etymology 1Edit

From ไท (tai, Tai ethnic group; free; independent). was added to mimick Pali deyya (in etymology 2).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicไทย
ai d y
Phonemicไท
ai d
RomanizationPaiboontai
Royal Institutethai
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰaj˧/
Homophonesไท
Audio

Proper nounEdit

ไทย (tai)

  1. (ประเทศ~, เมือง~, ราชอาณาจักร~) Thailand.
  2. (ภาษา~) Thai language.
  3. (ชาว~, คน~) Thai person.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

NounEdit

ไทย (tai)

  1. (archaic, poetic) person; human being.
See alsoEdit
See also

Etymology 2Edit

From Pali deyya.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicไทย
ai d y
Phonemic[bound form]
ไท-ยะ-
ai d – y a –
RomanizationPaiboontai-yá-
Royal Institutethai-ya-
(standard) IPA(key)/tʰaj˧.ja˦˥./

AdjectiveEdit

ไทย (tai-yá-)

  1. (elegant, only in combination) that should be given.