AsturianEdit

NounEdit

cai f (plural cais)

  1. street

NounEdit

cai m (plural cais)

  1. quay, port

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BalineseEdit

PronounEdit

cai

  1. you (basa madia)
    Abaang cai nasi!Hey you, bring some rice!
    Dija bakatang cai pulpéné ené?Where did you get this pen?

Alternative formsEdit

  • ci (basa madia)

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cai m (plural cais)

  1. quay, pier, wharf, breakwater
    Synonyms: caes, peirao
  2. lime
    Synonym: cal

ReferencesEdit

  • cai” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Highland PopolucaEdit

NounEdit

cai

  1. a dead person

ReferencesEdit

  • Elson, Benjamin F.; Gutiérrez G., Donaciano (1999) Diccionario popoluca de la Sierra, Veracruz (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 41)‎[1] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., →ISBN, page 11

LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

cai m

  1. street, road

ReferencesEdit


ManchuEdit

RomanizationEdit

cai

  1. Romanization of ᠴᠠᡳ

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cài.

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.

Ngazidja ComorianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from Persian چای(čāy); see Swahili chai for more.

NounEdit

cai 9 (plural cai 10)

  1. tea

ReferencesEdit

  • cai” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

OccitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cai m (plural cais)

  1. (nautical) dock, quay

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cai

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cair
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cair

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cai m pl

  1. plural of cal

SundaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

cai

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

VenetianEdit

NounEdit

cai

  1. plural of cao

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

NounEdit

cai

  1. (military, historical) corporal
  2. overseer; foreman; supervisor
  3. (dialectal) Short for cai tổng (district chief).
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: giới).

VerbEdit

cai

  1. to break (a habit); to grow out of (a habit); to give up
Derived termsEdit
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