tai

[tahy]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. tahoe, lake,
  2. tahr,
  3. tahrir square,
  4. tahsil,
  5. tahsildar,
  6. tai chi,
  7. taiaha,
  8. taibei,
  9. taichow,
  10. taichung

Origin of tai

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

Tai

[tahy, tah-ee]

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

Tai

adjective, noun

a variant spelling of Thai

TAI

abbreviation for

International Atomic Time
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