- Also called Thai·land·er [tahy-lan-der, -luh n-] /ˈtaɪˌlæn dər, -lən-/. a native or descendant of a native of Thailand.
- the language of Thailand, a member of the Tai group of languages.
- of or relating to Thailand, its people, or their language; Siamese.
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Examples from the Web for thai
A dam now in place on the Thai side of the line prevents the railway from being reconstructed in its entirety, he explains.Riding Thailand’s WWII Death Railway
December 21, 2014
“The Thai military is making the Chinese communist party look liberal right now,” Adams told The Daily Beast.
For example, it views comedian and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver as a credible threat to the Thai power structure.
If J-Law suddenly decided to declare solidarity with Thai anti-junta activists?
Massage techniques are also a far cry from the Thai or Swedish variety found in most vacation destinations.How the French Do Detox: Inside France’s Most Star-Studded Wellness Retreat
October 8, 2014
Ye shall answer, thai will, God-willing, be fyve thousand men.
The Papistis grudged, and feared that which thai neided not.
They are fervent votaries of southern Buddhism, and are the most civilised of the Thai.The Races of Man
This Thai family includes the Shans proper, and the Siamese.
"Thai's well," said Baisemeaux, as he struck the bell before him three times.Ten Years Later
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Thailand, its people, or their language
- plural Thais or Thai a native or inhabitant of Thailand
- the language of Thailand, sometimes classified as belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
Also called: Siamese
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Word Origin and History for thai
1808, native name, from Tai, literally "free." Thai stick "Asian marijuana cigarette" is attested by 1976.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper