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ThaiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Orthographicใน
au n
Phonemicไน
ai n
RomanizationPaiboonnai
Royal Institutenai
(standard) IPA(key)/naj˧/
Homophones

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *C̥.daɰᴬ (inside), from Middle Chinese (MC nuʌiH, “inside”). Cognate with Lao ໃນ (nai), ᦺᦓ (nay), Shan ၼႂ်း (náue), Ahom 𑜃𑜧 (naw), Zhuang ndaw.

PrepositionEdit

ใน (nai)

  1. in; inside; within; amidst; into.
  2. (of time) on; at; during.

AdjectiveEdit

ใน (nai)

  1. internal; interior; inner.
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Khmer nai, naiya, naiy, naya, nay (of; to belong to, to be the property of; belonging, property). Cognate with Modern Khmer នៃ (nɨy).

PrepositionEdit

ใน (nai)

  1. (elegant) of; belonging (to).