liao

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See also: liāo, liáo, liǎo, and liào

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

liao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of liāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of liáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of liǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of liào.

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.