ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay yayi or Javanese yayi.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicยาหยี
y ā h y ī
Phonemicยา-หฺยี
y ā – h ̥ y ī
RomanizationPaiboonyaa-yǐi
Royal Instituteya-yi
(standard) IPA(key)/jaː˧.jiː˩˩˦/

NounEdit

ยาหยี (yaa-yǐi)

  1. (ยอด~) used as a term of address to a romantically loved, younger one.

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