rao

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ráo, rǎo, rào, and raó

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ráo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of rǎo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of rào.

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.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hrawaz, whence also Old English hrēaw, Old Norse hrár.

Adjective[edit]

rāo

  1. raw

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rao

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of raer.

Synonyms[edit]