LaoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Thai ไข (kǎi) and Shan ၶႆ (khǎy).

NounEdit

ໄຂ (khai)

  1. fat.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Chinese (MC kʰʌi, “open”). Cognate with Thai ไข (kǎi).

VerbEdit

ໄຂ (khai) (abstract noun ການໄຂ)

  1. to open.
  2. to reveal; to disclose.