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— English words —
  • lai n. (historical) A mostly North European form of medieval song, with stanzas that do not repeat.
  • Lai prop.n. A Tibeto-Burman language of India and Burma.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Aromanian
    • lai adj. black.
    • lai adj. (figuratively) poor, miserable, unfortunate.
    • lai adj. (figuratively) wicked, bad.
  • Biao
    • lai¹ v. (Shidong) to flow.
  • Bourguignon
    • lai art. (feminine nouns) the.
  • Estonian
    • lai adj. wide, broad.
  • Ido
    • lai n. plural of la.
  • Istriot
    • lai n. side.
    • lai adv. here (this place).
  • Iu mien
    • lai n. vegetable.
  • Khasi
    • lai num. three.
  • Lamboya
    • lai n. husband.
  • Lashi
  • Latvian
    • lai conj. with the conditional, indicating purpose, sometimes cause; sometimes correlating with tāpēc, tādēļ…
    • lai conj. indicating concession, especially in the combinations lai gan, lai arī; though, although, even though.
    • lai conj. indicating strong concession, in combination with arī, nu, vai and with interrogative pronouns…
    • lai conj. after certain verbs, introducing a direct object clause; that, for ... to, to.
    • lai conj. indicating manner and/or purpose, usually correlating with an adverb like tā (“like that”) in…
    • lai conj. indicating consequence, especially with tik (“so (much)”), pārāk (“too much”) and an adjective…
    • lai partic. used to express an optative (wish) nuance: may, may it be that.
    • lai partic. used to express encouragement, agreement: let.
    • lai partic. used to mark third person imperative forms of verbs; sometimes used with the first person also: let.
    • lai partic. used to give a nuance of indecision or doubt, especially in a question should, could.
    • lai partic. (colloquial) used to add strength to a word or expression, to link it more tightly to the rest of the sentence.
    • lai partic. used to reinforce a word, highlighting it among others.
    • lai partic. used, sometimes with nu or ir, to indicate tolerance of, or agreement with, someone else.
  • Maia
  • Mandarin
    • lai rom. Nonstandard spelling of lái.
    • lai rom. Nonstandard spelling of lǎi.
    • lai rom. Nonstandard spelling of lài.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 侀.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 俪.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 倇.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 勑.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 娕.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 律.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 徟.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 条.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 櫴.
    • lài rom. 濑, 瀨, 瀬: swift current; rapids.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 癞, 癩.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 睐, 睞.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 籁.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 籟.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 藾.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 襰.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 賚.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 賴.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 赉.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 赖, 頼.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 顂.
    • lài rom. Pinyin transcription of 鵣.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 來.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 俫.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 倈.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 婡.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 孻.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 崃, 崍.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 庲.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 律.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 徕.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 徟.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 徠.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 来.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 梾.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 棶.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 涞, 淶.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 猍.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 琜.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 筙.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 箂.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 莱, 萊.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 逨.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 郲.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 錸, 铼.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 騋.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 鯠.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 鶆.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 麳.
    • lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 黧.
    • Lái rom. Pinyin transcription of 萊, 莱.
    • lǎi rom. Pinyin transcription of 唻.
  • Maroon spirit language
    • lai n. lie (intentionally false statement).
  • Old french
    • lai n. lai (Medieval text).
    • lai adj. ugly.
  • Romanian
    • lai adj. (popular) black (or black mixed with white), gray.
    • l-ai cont. contraction of îl and ai.
  • Romansch
    • lai n. lake.
    • lai n. (Vallader) marriage, matrimony.
  • Saterland frisian
    • Lai n. lightning.
  • Vietnamese
    • lai v. Short for lai giống (“to crossbreed”).
    • lai adj. of mixed blood; crossbred.
    • lai n. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) hemline; turn-up.
    • lai n. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) hundredth part of a tael (equal to 0.378 g).
    • lai v. (Central Vietnam) to carry (someone) on one’s bicycle or motorbike pillion; to give someone a lift…
    • lai v. to tow.
    • lai n. candlenut; candleberry (Aleurites moluccanus).
    • lãi n. (finance) interest.
    • lãi n. parasitic worms.
    • lài n. Eye dialect spelling of nhài (“jasmine”), representing Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam Vietnamese.
    • lái v. to control (a vehicle); to drive, to ride, to pilot, etc.
    • lái v. (informal) to digress, to sidetrack, or to put one’s own spin on.
    • lái n. steering wheel; steering control.
    • lái n. (colloquial) Short for lái xe (“driver”) or lái đò (“boatman”).
    • lái n. (colloquial) used to refer to a merchant or trader.
    • lại adv. again.
    • lại adv. on the other hand, meanwhile.
    • lại v. to come.
  • Welsh
    • lai adj. Soft mutation of llai (“smaller”).
  • Zhuang
    • lai adj. many, much, a lot.
— In German —
  • Lai  S. Musik: reines Instrumentalstück der mittelalterlichen französischen…
  • Lai  S. Literatur: kurze gereimte altfranzösische Erzählung, die…
  • Lai  S. Literatur: altfranzösisches liedhaftes Gedicht, das auf unterschiedlich…
— In French —
  • lai  adj.m. Laïc, convers.
  • lai  adj.m. Séculier.
  • lai  n.m. (Littérature) Petit poème narratif, en vers octosyllabique…
  • Lai  n.fam. Nom de famille.
— In Portuguese —
  • lai  s. forma musical do norte da Europa, mais comum na França e…
— In Italian —
  • lai  s. (poesia) componimento lirico narrativo d’intonazione mesta…
  • lai  s. (poesia) lamenti, lamentazioni.
222 English words from 114 English definitions

across add adjective adverb after again agreement a␣lot also although among and and/or bad beach bicycle black blood boatman broad Burma Burman candleberry candlenut carry cause Central certain clause colloquial combination combinations come concession conditional consequence contraction control correlating could crossbred crossbreed current dialect digress direct direct␣object doubt drive driver else encouragement equal especially etc European even even␣though express expression Eye Eye␣dialect false feminine figuratively finance first first␣person flow for form forms gan give gray hand hemline here highlighting historical hundredth husband imperative indecision India indicate indicating informal intentionally interest interrogative interrogative␣pronouns introducing jasmine lai lake language let lie lift lightning like like␣that link lot manner many mark marriage matrimony may meanwhile medieval merchant miserable mixed more mostly motorbike much mutation Nonstandard North not nouns nuance object of␣a one on␣the on␣the␣other␣hand optative other others own parasitic part pass person pillion pilot Pinyin place plural poor popular pronouns purpose put question rapids refer reinforce repeat representing rest ride sentence Short should side sidetrack smaller Soft Soft␣mutation someone someone␣else sometimes song Southern spelling spin stanzas statement steering steering␣wheel strength strong swift tael text that the third third␣person this though three through Tibeto-Burman tightly tik to␣come tolerance too too␣much to␣the tow trader transcription turn turn-up turn␣up ugly unfortunate used used␣to usually vai vegetable vehicle verbs Vietnam Vietnamese wheel white wicked wide wish with word worms

9 English words from 10 foreign definitions

auf das der die Europa musical Nom Petit vers

2 foreign words from 114 English definitions

Aleurites Vallader

34 foreign words from 10 foreign definitions

altfranzösische altfranzösisches componimento comum convers Erzählung famille forma França französischen Gedicht gereimte intonazione kurze Laïc lamentazioni lamenti lirico Literatur Littérature mais mesta mittelalterlichen Musik narratif narrativo Nom␣de␣famille norte octosyllabique poème poesia reines Séculier unterschiedlich

150 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

laic laid laik Lail lain Lain lair Lair lais lait LAIV laick laics laiks Laila Lails laine Laing Laino lains Lains laird Laird lairs Lairs lairy laith laits laity Laius laibon laical laid␣by laidly laid␣up laiked Lailah lained laines Lainey Lainez Lainos lairds laired laisse laited laithe laiths laibons Lai␣Châu +100 words

1192 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

Alaia Al␣Ain blain Blain Blair Blais claik claim Clair CLAIT elain Flaig flail Flaim flain flair glaik glair plaid plain Plain Plair plait slaie slain Ulaid ylaid Aglaia Alaimo Alaina Allain belaid belain Belair Bel␣Air Blaine blains Blains Blaire Blaise Calais claiks claime claims Claira claire Claire clairt eclair éclair +1142 words

28 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

Hlai Adlai malai mulai Tolai Apalaí azalai Bhilai déblai Gia␣Lai Pillai stelai apellai jai␣alai Lorelai Mughlai Nikolai onyalai Penglai P'eng-lai quillai remblai virelai Hualalai ras␣malai parabolai skrabalai Mount␣Penglai

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

IAL -ial

6 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letter.)

ail Ali ali- IAL -ial LIA

132 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

-afil ails Albi Alia alif ali'i alim ALIP Alis alit Alix Aloi anil aril axil bail Bail Bali Cail Cali Dail dali Dali dial Dial dial. fail Fail fila Gail Gila glia hail Hail hila Hlai IALA -ical IGL@ Ilan ilea ilia ilka Ilya INLA Isla ital Ital jail jali +82 words

30 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

ai Ai AI A-I a.i. al Al AL -al al- a.l. &␣al. IA -ia i.a. IL il- I'l la La LA lä Lα La- La. L.A. L.␣A. li Li -li-

87 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

AAI bai Bai Cai CAI Cài Cai. dai Dai EAI hai Jai kai Kai lab Lab LABB Lab. lac Lac LAc LAC lad LAD LAEE lag LAG lah LAH lak Lak LAK Lal LAL Lal. lam Lam LAM Lam. Lan LAN Lan. Lao lap lar LAr LAR las lat LAT lat. Lat. Lau lav law Law lax Lax LAX lay Lay Laz lei Lei. LGI Loi LOI LPI LSI mai Mai MAI nai QAI rai Rai r sai tai Tai TAI vai Vai wai WAI

17 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

ai Ai AI A-I a.i. la La LA lä Lα La- La. L.A. L.␣A. li Li -li-

7 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

Laci Laki Lani lari lati Lazi LNAI


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