Bouyei edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tai *qraj (egg). Cognate with Thai ไข่ (kài), Northern Thai ᨡᩱ᩵ (khai), Lao ໄຂ່ (khai), ᦺᦃᧈ (ẋay¹), Shan ၶႆႇ (khài), Ahom 𑜁𑜩 (khay), Zhuang gyaeq. Compare Sui geis (egg) and Southern Kam geiv (egg).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

jais

  1. egg

French edit

Etymology edit

From Latin gagāten (jet), from Ancient Greek Γαγάτης (Gagátēs, lignite; jet, literally stone of Gagas).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

jais m (plural jais)

  1. (mineralogy) jet

Further reading edit

Lithuanian edit

Pronoun edit

jais m pl

  1. third-person plural instrumental of jie

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French jais.

Noun edit

jais n (uncountable)

  1. jet (coal)

Declension edit