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tai

[tahy] /taɪ/
noun, plural tai.
1.
any of several sparoid fishes of the Pacific Ocean, as Pagrus major (red tai) a food fish of Japan.
Origin of tai
1615-1625
1615-25; < Japanese ta(w)i, earlier tafi

Tai

[tahy, tah-ee] /taɪ, ˈtɑ i/
noun
1.
a group of languages spoken in SE Asia, including Thai, Lao, and Shan.
2.
Thai.
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Tai.
4.
Thai.
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  • He won't git his job done, 'tain't likely, if he don't help, that's all.

    The Thorn in the Nest Martha Finley
  • I'm go'n' to make a will; so 'tain't no use to try to git red of me any more.

    Freaks of Fortune Oliver Optic
  • "Yes, father; 'tain't nothin' more'n a way you've got," responded the boys all, the little one loudest.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • "'tain't no use," was the skipper's laconic report as he swung up the ladder.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • This is a lone hand I'm playin', doctor, and if I'm euchred, tain't your fault.

    Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte
British Dictionary definitions for tai

Tai

/taɪ/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant spelling of Thai

TAI

abbreviation
1.
International Atomic Time
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