AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pater, patrem.

NounEdit

pai m

  1. father

Big NambasEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pai

  1. yam
  2. year

ReferencesEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

English pie

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑi̯/, [ˈpɑi̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • Syllabification(key): pai

NounEdit

pai

  1. (Finglish) pie

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative pai pait
genitive pain paiden
paitten
partitive paita paita
illative paihin paihin
singular plural
nominative pai pait
accusative nom. pai pait
gen. pain
genitive pain paiden
paitten
partitive paita paita
inessive paissa paissa
elative paista paista
illative paihin paihin
adessive pailla pailla
ablative pailta pailta
allative paille paille
essive paina paina
translative paiksi paiksi
instructive pain
abessive paitta paitta
comitative paineen
Possessive forms of pai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person paini paimme
2nd person paisi painne
3rd person painsa

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pay, from padre, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father
    Coida meu pai que me ten / debaixo do pé dereito: / Fanlle a cama no sobrado: / non sabe cando me deito. (folk song)
    My dad thinks that he keeps me under his right foot; but he sleeps up in the upper floor and doesn't know when I go to bed.
  2. (in the plural) parents

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese pai. Cognate with Kabuverdianu pai.

NounEdit

pai

  1. father

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese pai (father), from Old Portuguese padre (father), from Latin patrem (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

NounEdit

pai (plural pai pai)

  1. father (male parent)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English pie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pai (first-person possessive paiku, second-person possessive paimu, third-person possessive painya)

  1. pie (type of pastry)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

pai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of パイ

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese pai.

NounEdit

pai

  1. father

KristangEdit

NounEdit

pai

  1. father

LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

pai m

  1. father

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

pai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pài.

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.

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bait (compare Malay baik, Tagalog bait).

AdverbEdit

pai

  1. good
    He iwi hūmārire te Māori, he makoha, he aroha ki te pai.
    The Māori are amiable people, placid and love that which is good.
  2. excellent
  3. suitable
  4. nice
    He maha hoki ngā whare kua kitea e au he whare nunui, he pai a waho ki te titiro atu, ko roto ia he pai ke atu ngā wharepuni.
    And there are many houses that I have seen that are large with nice exteriors to look at, but inside the sleeping houses are even better.
  5. pleasant

NounEdit

pai

  1. goodness
  2. excellence
  3. suitability

MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pater, patrem.

NounEdit

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English pie.

NounEdit

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paier, definite plural paiene)

  1. a pie

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English pie.

NounEdit

pai m (definite singular paien, indefinite plural paiar, definite plural paiane)

  1. a pie

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PaporaEdit

NounEdit

pai

  1. (Hoanya) woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese pay, hypocoristic form of padre, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Compare Galician pai, Mirandese and Leonese pai and Aragonese pai.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father (male who sires a child)
  2. One's father
    Pai, eu estou saindo com as meninas.
    Dad, I'm going out with the girls.
  3. (usually in the plural) parent (either a mother or a father)
  4. (figuratively) father (the founder of a discipline or science)
    Os gregos foram os pais da civilização.
    The Greeks were the fathers of civilisation.

SynonymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (male who sires a child): mãe

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: pai
  • Indo-Portuguese: pai
  • Kabuverdianu: pai
  • Kristang: pai
  • Sãotomense: pe
    • Annobonese: pe

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • pai” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from paie, from Latin palea, considered as a plural. Compare Aromanian palj, paljiu.

NounEdit

pai n (plural paie)

  1. straw (a dried stalk of a cereal plant)
  2. drinking straw

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


SassareseEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

pai

  1. Alternative form of pa'

ReferencesEdit

  • Rubattu, Antoninu (2006) Dizionario universale della lingua di Sardegna, 2nd edition, Sassari: Edes

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English pay.

VerbEdit

pai

  1. to pay

NounEdit

pai

  1. wage

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English pie.

NounEdit

pai

  1. pie

TsouEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *pajay. Cognate with Kapampangan pale (rice plant); Ilocano pagay (rice plant); Malay padi (rice plant); Javanese pari (rice plant); Tagalog palay (rice plant).

NounEdit

pai

  1. rice plant

West MakianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Ternate fai (to dig).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pai

  1. (transitive) to dig

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of pai (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tapai mapai apai
2nd person napai fapai
3rd person inanimate ipai dapai
animate
imperative napai, pai fapai, pai

ReferencesEdit

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[1], Pacific linguistics
  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[2], Pacific linguistics (as pay)

YorubaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

paí

  1. (Ondo) Alternative form of parí (to finish; to end)
    Uun jíjẹ tì paí.The food has finished.

Derived termsEdit


ZouEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pái

  1. (intransitive) to go

ReferencesEdit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 45