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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *kajᴮ (chicken), from Middle Chinese (MC kei, “chicken”). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨠᩱ᩵ (kai), Lao ໄກ່ (kai), ᦺᦂᧈ (k̇ay1), Tai Dam ꪼꪀ꪿, Shan ၵႆႇ (kày), Ahom 𑜀𑜩 (kay), Zhuang gaeq.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemicไก่
ai k ˋ
RomanizationPaiboongài
Royal Institutekai
(standard) IPA(key)/kaj˨˩/
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NounEdit

ไก่ (gài) (classifier ตัว)

  1. (zoology) fowl.
  2. domesticated fowl, as chicken, turkey, etc.

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