sao

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See also: sáo, sāo, sǎo, sào, são, and São

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sao

  1. rōmaji reading of さお

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sǎo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of sào.

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.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

sao

  1. why

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sao

  1. star

Synonyms[edit]

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