Definition of chai in English:

chai

Syllabification: chai
Pronunciation: /CHī
 
/

noun

A type of Indian tea, made especially by boiling the tea leaves with milk, sugar, and cardamom.
More example sentences
  • Green tea, jasmine tea and chai may soothe the body, but try Chinese bamboo wind chimes for that friend who needs some peace of mind.
  • A simpler preparation for chai or peppermint tea also brought family and neighbours together.
  • It was the shepherd families I had met, sitting cross-legged in their mountain huts, eating sour milk balls and drinking chai.

Origin

a term in various Indian languages.

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