How to Pronounce quai?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quai" is [kwˈa͡ɪ], [kwˈa‍ɪ], [k_w_ˈaɪ].

"Quai" in context

Quai is a type of French architecture commonly seen in coastal settings. In French, the term encompasses a wide variety of different structures, including wharfs, piers, jetties and quays. The term originates from the Latin term quo-aius, meaning a wharf or mole. Quais were used in France since the Middle Ages and can still be found in many ports throughout the country today.

Quais are typically long structures, usually made from granite and other durable materials, that are built along the coast distributing the load of ships and providing stability and protection from the sea.


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