đao

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See also: dao, Dao, dạo, Đao, đào, Đào, đảo, and đạo

Jarai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Chinese (dāo, knife; single-edged sword), Vietnamese đao (katana)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

đao (classifier ƀĕ)

  1. a sword

References[edit]

  • Siu, Lap Minh (December 2009) Developing the First Preliminary Dictionary of North American Jarai[1], Texas Tech University, page 73

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

(classifier thanh, cây) đao

  1. a Chinese sabre

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • dao (knife)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , borrowed from Japanese (katana, tō)

Noun[edit]

(classifier thanh, cây) đao

  1. (rare) a katana

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English Down, from the name of John Langdon Down

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

đao

  1. Down syndrome