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Dai
See also: dai, daí, dài, d?i, d?i, da'i, and -dai

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Proper noun

Dai

  1. A male given name from Welsh, a Welsh diminutive of David.

Etymology 2

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of Chinese ? (D?i), borrowed from a Tai language. Doublet of Tai and Thai. Compare Thai (tai).

Noun

Dai (plural Dais or Dai)

  1. An ethnic group of China, one of the 55 officially-recognized minorities.
  2. A member of the ethnic group.

Translations

Etymology 3

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of Chinese ? (Dài), likely from a presinitic name for the area or its people.

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Alternative forms

Proper noun

Dai

  1. (historical geography) A small northern state of ancient China.
  2. (historical geography) Various other kingdoms and princely appenages of imperial China named for the ancient state.
  3. (historical geography) A prefecture of Shanxi under imperial China.
  4. (geography) A county of Xinzhou Prefecture in Shanxi, China.
Synonyms

Etymology 4

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of Chinese ? (Dài).

Proper noun

Dai

  1. A surname​.

Statistics

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Dai is the 7,091st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 4,723 individuals. Dai is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (93.82%) individuals.

Anagrams


North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian dei, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz. Cognates include West Frisian dei, which has a similar irregular plural form.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /da/

Noun

Dai c (plural Daagen)

  1. (Sylt) day

Saterland Frisian

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /da:i/

Noun

Dai m (plural Deege)

  1. day

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