สาย

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

สาย ?

  1. Thai script form of sāya

ThaiEdit

 
สาย C / route C

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicสาย
s ā y
RomanizationPaiboonsǎai
Royal Institutesai
(standard) IPA(key)/saːj˩˩˦/(R)

Etymology 1Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

สาย (sǎai) (abstract noun ความสาย)

  1. late; delayed.

NounEdit

สาย (sǎai)

  1. late morning.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *saːjᴬ (cord; string). Cognate with Northern Thai ᩈᩣ᩠ᨿ, Lao ສາຍ (sāi), ᦉᦻ (ṡaay), Shan သၢႆ (sǎai), Tai Nüa ᥔᥣᥭᥴ (sáay), Aiton ꩬႝ (say), Ahom 𑜏𑜩 (say).

NounEdit

สาย (sǎai)

  1. line; wire; rope; string; strap.
  2. connection; tie.
  3. telephone call; telephone extension; telephone line.
  4. (poetic) darling; dearest; beloved.
  5. method; route; way.
  6. ranking belt for judo, karate, or jiujitsu.
  7. wind gust.
  8. raindrops falling in streaks.
  9. lightning bolt.
  10. stream of water; current; rivulet.
  11. flower stalk.
  12. (slang) one who is obsessed about something.
Derived termsEdit
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ClassifierEdit

สาย (sǎai)

  1. Classifier for roads, strings, wires, rivers, and other stringy things.