The definition of chay is the root of an Indian plant that is used to make red dye.
An example of chay is what an East Indian person might use to color fabric.
- the root of an Indian plant (Oldenlandia umbellata) of the madder family, from which a red dye is obtained
- this plant
Origin of chay; from Tamil c?ya
- The name of the letter ⟨/⟩, which stands for the ch sound IPA: /tʃ/, in Pitman shorthand.
OriginSee also: chạy
- From Pitman jay, which it is related to graphically, and the sound it represents.