cao

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cao f (plural cao's, diminutive cao'tje n)

  1. Initialism of collectieve arbeidsovereenkomst. (collective bargaining)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cào.

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.

Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput.

Noun[edit]

cao m (plural cai)

  1. head (all senses)
  2. shoot of a vine

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cao

  1. high
  2. tall
  3. steep
  4. towering

Derived terms[edit]