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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *wɤjᴬ (fire). Cognate with Lao ໄຟ (fai); ᦺᦝ (fay); Northern Thai ᨼᩱ (fai); Shan ၽႆး (phai4); Zhuang feiz.

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic/Phonemic ไฟ
ai v
Paiboon fai
(Bangkok) IPA(key) /faj˧/

NounEdit

ไฟ (fai)

  1. fire; flame.
  2. light; light source.
  3. (colloquial) electricity.
  4. (slang) energy; spirit; vitality.

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