cao

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cao f (plural cao's, diminutive cao'tje n)

  1. Initialism of collectieve arbeidsovereenkomst. (collective bargaining)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.o/, [ˈkäːo]
  • Hyphenation: cà‧o

Noun[edit]

cao m (invariable)

  1. Obsolete form of caos.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cào.

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.

Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput.

Noun[edit]

cao m (plural cai)

  1. head (all senses)
  2. shoot of a vine

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cao

  1. high
  2. tall

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cao

  1. (medicine) a sticky substance made from animal bones
    cao mèo
    cat sticky medicine
    cao hổ cốt
    tiger-bone sticky medicine