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EtymologyEdit

วาง (waang, to lay) +‎ ไข่ (kài, egg).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicวางไข่
w ā ŋ ai kʰ ˋ
Phonemicวาง-ไข่
w ā ŋ – ai kʰ ˋ
RomanizationPaiboonwaang-kài
Royal Institutewang-khai
(standard) IPA(key)/waːŋ˧.kʰaj˨˩/

VerbEdit

วางไข่ (waang-kài) (abstract noun การวางไข่)

  1. (of an egg-creating animal) to lay an egg; to lay eggs.
  2. (slang) to father, beget, or procreate (offspring).