chao

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See also: Chao, chāo, cháo, chǎo, chào, chão, and cha0

Mandarin[edit]

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Romanization[edit]

chao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cháo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of chào.

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.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian ciao.

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

chao

  1. (Latin America) bye, goodbye

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chao

  1. pickled tofu

See also[edit]