See also: gay, Gay, gấy, gảy, and gậy

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Vietnamese gấy, from Proto-Vietic *t-giːʔ; cognate with Sách təki:⁴.

NounEdit

gáy (𦢾, 𩬆, 𩯂)

  1. (anatomy) nape
    Synonym: ót

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Vietnamese gáy, from Proto-Vietic *t-karʔ. Compare also Proto-Katuic *tkar (whence Pacoh ticár).

VerbEdit

gáy (, , 𠰁)

  1. (of a rooster) to crow; (of a bird) to pipe
  2. (slang) to brag, to crow