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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ɣwaːjᴬ (water buffalo). Cognate with Thai ควาย (kwaai), Northern Thai ᨤ᩠ᩅᩣ᩠ᨿ, Lao ຄວາຍ (khuāi), ᦩᦻ (xvaay), Tai Dam ꪁꪫꪱꪥ, Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥭᥰ (xaay2), Ahom 𑜁𑜨𑜩 (khoy) or 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Zhuang vaiz, Saek ว๊าย.

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NounEdit

ၵႂၢႆး (kwáay)

  1. water buffalo.