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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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