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tai

[ tahy ]
/ taɪ /
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noun, plural tai.
any of several sparoid fishes of the Pacific Ocean, as Pagrus major(red tai ), a food fish of Japan.
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Origin of tai

1615–25; <Japanese ta(w)i, earlier tafi

Other definitions for tai (2 of 2)

Tai
[ tahy, tah-ee ]
/ taɪ, ˈtɑ i /

noun
a group of languages spoken in SE Asia, including Thai, Lao, and Shan.
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Tai.
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British Dictionary definitions for tai (1 of 2)

Tai
/ (taɪ) /

adjective, noun
a variant spelling of Thai

British Dictionary definitions for tai (2 of 2)

TAI

abbreviation for
International Atomic Time
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