bao

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See also: bāo, báo, bǎo, and bào

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Mandarin (bāo) and Cantonese (baau1)

Noun[edit]

bao (uncountable)

  1. Any of various types of steamed bread used in Chinese cuisine
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Swahili.

Noun[edit]

bao (uncountable)

  1. A mancala board game played in East Africa.
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Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

baó

  1. tortoise, turtle

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of báo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of bǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of bào.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

bao (ma class, plural mabao)

  1. board (piece of wood)
  2. goal


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at board. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see bao in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bao m (plural bai)

  1. worm
  2. bug

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɓaːw˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɓaːw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɓaːw˧˥/

Noun[edit]

bao

  1. bag, sack

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