ĉaŭ

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian ciao ‎(hello; goodbye), from Venetian ciao ‎(hello; goodbye, literally your humble servant), from Venetian s-ciao / s-ciavo ‎(servant, slave), from Medieval Latin sclavus ‎(Slav, slave), related also to Italian schiavo, English Slav, slave and old Venetian S-ciavón ‎(Slav), from Latin Sclavonia ‎(Slavonia).

Interjection[edit]

ĉaŭ

  1. (neologism, informal) hello; goodbye

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