- From Thai ไหว้ (wâi, "a gesture of thanks") (Wiktionary)
“September 17, 2008 at 11:53 am sniff sniff mai saddnis lets me shows u it*runs off too grabs boks of tishuus* Uniquekitty muss c dis……*spinnz awound in chair adn runns a wai two get Uniquekitty, ais leekin all dah wai*”
“Clinton exchanged the traditional Thai greeting known as "wai" - bowing deeply while pressing the palms together near the face - with some of the more than 1,400 evacuees living in gymnasiums inside the Ratchamangala National Stadium complex.”
“July 22, 2009 at 9:30 am no wai, that is eben more boring”
“A wai is a slight bow with the palms pressed together close to the chest fingers together and pointing upward.”
“For some reason he remembered Nai Watanabe's insistence that the Thai greeting called the wai, a small bow with hands clasped together in front of the upper chest, was a universal sign of respect.”
“I ALOHA _i ke ko a ka wai: mele_ for the _hula ku'i_ 251”
“The name wai the same with the alteration of one letter onl) r the for the y, owing to a difference of pro - nunciation.”
“Ua lō'ihi ka hihia e noi ana kekahi mau 'ohana Hawai'i e ho'iho'i' ia ka wai i nā kahawai o Maui Komohana.”
“Akā wahi a kekahi 'ohana,' a'ole i lawa ka wai e ulu pono ai ke kalo a e ola ai ho'i nā i'a o ke kahawai.”
“I ka makahiki 2008, ua kauoha akula ke Komikina Wai i ka Hui Mahikō 'o Hawaiian Commercial, e ho'iho'i' ia ka wai i kekahi mau kahawai 'ewalu.”
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