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Usage examples for Wai

  1. " Sawadee khrap," he said with a wai – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  2. This man had a stone hatchet, a spear, and a throwing- stick, which one of our natives was very desirous of his leaving; probably as a pledge for his returning in the morning, but this he refused: he was a young man, of the tribe of Bu- ru- be- ron- gal, and named - Bur- ro- wai his hair was ornamented with the tails of several small animals, and he had preserved all his teeth. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  3. The Wai however, is not merely a source for the gratification of family pride or even of love of song; it is also a record by which questions of relationship are determined when a marriage is in prospect, and disputes relating to the division of ancestral property are decided, intricate as these last necessarily are from the practice of polygamy and the rule that all the sons of a family are entitled to a share. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  4. Wai it was some curious to me, and I've lived all my life in Texas. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  5. Wai tell him to look round some more. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  6. We met no one until we arrived at the village of Koro Wai Wai which is situated on the banks of a good- sized river at the entrance to a magnificent gorge of rocky peaks and precipices. – Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines by H. Wilfrid Walker
  7. My go long that side, show wai lo. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  8. The place where Kuna dwelt was called Wai kuna- the Kuna water. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  9. The district through which that portion of the river runs bears to this day the name " Wai kuna" or " Kuna's river." – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  10. Now thiccy trough, thee zany, and tak thee girt legs out o' the wai – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  11. " Khrap" he said with a wai – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  12. " Wai he was pretty fit a little while back," replied Morton significantly. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey

Rhymes for Wai