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Pai

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin pater, patrem.

Noun

pai m

  1. father

Finnish

Etymology

English pie

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'p?i?/, ['p?i?]
  • Rhymes: -?i
  • Syllabification: pai

Noun

pai

  1. (Finglish) pie

Declension

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

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pay, from padre, from Latin pater ("father"), from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r ("father").

Pronunciation

Noun

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 terms

Related terms

References


Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese pai. Cognate with Kabuverdianu pai.

Noun

pai

  1. father

Indo-Portuguese

Etymology

From Portuguese pai ("father"), from Old Portuguese padre ("father"), from Latin patrem ("father"), from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r ("father").

Noun

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 [...]

Indonesian

Etymology

From English pie.

Pronunciation

Noun

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

  1. pie (type of pastry)

Derived terms

Further reading


Japanese

Romanization

pai

  1. R?maji transcription of

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese pai.

Noun

pai

  1. father

Kristang

Noun

pai

  1. father

Leonese

Etymology

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

Noun

pai m

  1. father

References


Mandarin

Romanization

pai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of p?i.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of pái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of p?i.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pài.

Usage notes

  • 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.

Maori

Etymology

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

Adverb

pai

  1. good
    He iwi h?m?rire te M?ori, he makoha, he aroha ki te pai.
    The M?ori are amiable people, placid and love that which is good.
  2. excellent
  3. suitable
  4. nice
    He maha hoki ng? whare kua kitea e au he whare nunui, he pai a waho ki te titiro atu, ko roto ia he pai ke atu ng? 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

Noun

pai

  1. goodness
  2. excellence
  3. suitability

Mirandese

Etymology

From Latin pater, patrem.

Noun

pai m (plural pais)

  1. father

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

From English pie

Noun

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

  1. a pie

Derived terms

References

  • "pai" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English pie

Noun

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

  1. a pie

Derived terms

References

  • "pai" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Papora

Noun

pai

  1. (Hoanya) woman

References

  • Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Portuguese pay, hypocoristic form of padre, from Latin pater ("father"), from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r ("father").

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

Pronunciation

Noun

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. (figurative) father (the founder of a discipline or science)
    Os gregos foram os pais da civilização.
    The Greeks were the fathers of civilisation.

Synonyms

Coordinate terms

  • (male who sires a child): mãe

Derived terms

Descendants

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

Related terms

Further reading

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

Romanian

Etymology

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

Noun

pai n (plural paie)

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

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms


Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English pay.

Verb

pai

  1. to pay

Noun

pai

  1. wage

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English pie.

Noun

pai

  1. pie

Tsou

Etymology

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").

Noun

pai

  1. rice plant

Zou

Verb

pai

  1. go

References


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