from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A family of languages spoken in southeast Asia and southern China that includes Thai, Lao, and Shan.
- n. A member of any of the Tai-speaking peoples of Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, China, and Vietnam.
- n. Thai.
- adj. Of or relating to Tai, its speakers, or their culture.
- adj. Thai.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Designating, or pertaining to, the chief linguistic stock of Indo-China, including the peoples of Siamese and Shan speech. It includes the Thai language.
- n. A member of one of the tribes of the Tai stock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Japanese bream, Chrysophrys cardinalis or Pagrus cardinalis, found in or at the mouths of Chinese and Japanese rivers, from Fuhkien in China to Saghalin. It is one of the best fishes of the Japanese, and is of a beautiful deep-red to a brown red gold-color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the languages of the Thai people
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people
- n. the most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages
- adj. of or relating to Thailand
- n. a native or inhabitant of Thailand
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Xiao S particularly pisses me off because her way of criticizing other stars (guests on her show) is to say they are too "local", too Tai (Tai is short for Taiwanese), or too countryside.
The pilot scheme will involve 23 schools in Tai Po district (Northeastern part of Hong Kong) in coming December.
Roger wears full black, he moves his body in Tai Chi like poses, his beautifully trained voice handling the microphone with pure professionalism.
She then developed three of her own therapies, one called Tai chi.
Tai Chi comes from the Chinese words meaning "great ultimate."
(Furankenshutain Tai Baragon), Toho/Henry G. Saperstein Enterprises/American International Pictures,
Tai is originally from Hong Kong and graduated from The College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
In the greater LA area, I like Din Tai Fung, a Taipei based mini-empire whose various dumplings are all very good, if different than Joe’s.
Their movements are based on the traditional Chinese exercise called Tai Chi: flowing and circular motions, balancing sometimes on one leg, always breathing deeply.
Rosita met her husband, Ottavio, known as Tai, at the 1948 Olympic games in London – he was an athlete who made it to the final of the 400m hurdle race.
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