Tai

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Tai

noun \ˈtī\
plural Tai

Definition of TAI

1
:  a widespread group of peoples in southeast Asia associated ethnically with valley paddy-rice culture
2
:  a family of languages including Thai and Shan spoken in southeast Asia and China

First Known Use of TAI

1693

Rhymes with TAI

Tai

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any member of the dominant group of mainland Southeast Asia. They include the Thai, or Siamese (in Thailand), the Lao (in Laos and Thailand), the Shan (in Myanmar), the Lü (primarily in Yunnan province, China), the Yunnan Tai (in Yunnan), and the tribal Tai (in Vietnam). All speak Tai languages, and most are Buddhists of the Theravada school. The status of Tai women is high. The Tai number about 76 million.

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