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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

bai (plural bais)

  1. A marshy meadow.
    • 2012, David Quammen, Spillover, →ISBN, page 64:
      Gorillas (and other wildlife) frequent such bais, which are waterlogged and sunny, because of the sodium-rich sedges and asters that grow beneath the open sky.

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

bai

  1. yes

BorôroEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bai

  1. house

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French [Term?], from Latin badius.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bai (feminine singular baie, masculine plural bais, feminine plural baies)

  1. bay (of a reddish-brown colour)

Further readingEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

bai

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐌹

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bai

  1. masculine plural of baio

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ばい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of バイ

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vai (the third-person singular of ir (to go).

VerbEdit

bai

  1. to go
  2. to walk

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

bai (Zhuyin ˙ㄅㄞ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of

bai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of bǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of bài.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

ManxEdit

NounEdit

bai m (genitive singular bai, plural baiaghyn)

  1. slope, bias
  2. partiality

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bai vai mai
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit


PalauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

NounEdit

bai

  1. house (abode)

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vai (the third-person singular of ir (to go) and Spanish vaya and Kabuverdianu bai.

VerbEdit

bai

  1. to go
  2. to walk

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bai f

  1. genitive/dative/locative singular of baja

RennelleseEdit

SikaEdit

NounEdit

bai

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Austronesian Comparative Dictionary: bai
  • ABVD: wai

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English buy.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bai

  1. to buy

Tok PisinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English by and by.

ParticleEdit

bai

  1. Marks future tense
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:26:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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See alsoEdit

Tok Pisin tense markers:


VolapükEdit

PrepositionEdit

bai

  1. according

Derived termsEdit


WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

bai m (plural beiau)

  1. blame
    Arnat ti roedd y bai.
    You were to blame (The blame was on you).

VerbEdit

bai

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of bod

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bai fai mai unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.