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See also: ไข and ไข้

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ThaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *qraj (egg). Cognate with Northern Thai ᨡᩱ᩵ (khai), Lao ໄຂ່ (khai), ᦺᦃᧈ (ẋay1), Shan ၶႆႇ (khai2), Ahom 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Zhuang gyaeq.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

ไข่ (kài)

  1. egg:
    1. (classifiers: ใบ, ฟอง, ลูก) roundish reproductive body.
    2. ovum.
    3. anything of ovoid shape.
  2. (slang) testicle.
  3. (slang) zero.

VerbEdit

ไข่ (kài) (abstract noun การไข่)

  1. to lay an egg or eggs.
  2. (slang, chiefly used of a male) to procreate or father through sexual intercourse.