Pai or PAI may refer to:
Pai is a common surname from coastal Karnataka in India. It is found among Hindus of the Goud Saraswat Brahmin community. Pai is known to be a prakrit of Pati or " Lord". Families with the surname Pai, are Saraswat Brahmins who speak the Konkani language. The Pai were mainly ledger keepers.
The surname Pai comes from the word Konkani Prakit word paee meaning Lord.
The name is also in use among some Konkani Catholics who trace their ancestry to the Goud Saraswat Brahmins of Goa and Karnataka.
Usage examples of "pai".
While the crowd watched in stunned amazement she continued to rub the cloth until there was a long trail of lotus blossoms floating down to the Pai Hua lake at the end of the river.
To this day the river is known as the Washing River and the Pai Hua lake overflows with lotus flowers.
The planet Pai, too distant to be seen just yet, orbited a medium-sized, yellow star at the fringe of the nebula.
From certain angles, Picard knew, including the perspective of the Pai, the entire nebula resembled the mouth of an enormous fanged beast: a dragon perhaps, or, he had to admit, a G’kkau.
More than merely future relations between the Federation and the Pai was at stake.
Unfortunately, records from that era are sketchy, and historians from Earth have not been allowed on Pai since its rediscovery by Starfleet.
Starfleet believes it is only a matter of time before the G’kkau invade Pai, expanding their own power and producing massive casualties throughout the Empire.
Without Starfleet’s assistance, the Pai will be wiped out by the G’kkau.
Captain, I think I can promise you a light show that the Pai will never forget.
I don’t know much about the Pai in particular, but I did a tour of duty on New Peking once and spent a lot of time visiting the museums and historical exhibits.
If Pai is anything like ancient China, it must be an extremely male-dominated society.
We can’t afford to let anything distract the Pai from the issue at hand, namely their need for protection against the G’kkau.
The Pai may provide me with many insights into the history and development of human social structures and mores.
He had to impress upon the Pai the necessity of his murderous mission.
He looked forward to tasting the odors of Pai itself, after they had eliminated the unsuspecting mammals and terraformed the planet to suit their own needs.