See also: ไข and ไข้

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *qraj(egg). Cognate with Lao ໄຂ່(khai), Northern Thai ᨡᩱ᩵(khai), Shan ၶႆႇ(kʰaj2) and Zhuang gyaeq.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic ไข่
ai kʰ ˋ
Paiboon kài
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /kʰäj˨˩/

NounEdit

ไข่ (kài) (classifier ฟอง or ใบ)

  1. egg, ovum
  2. ovule
  3. (colloquial) testicle