gạo

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See also: gao, GAO, gáo, gào, gāo, gǎo, ga'o, and gàõ

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-kaːwʔ (cotton tree).

Noun[edit]

gạo (, )

  1. cotton tree

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *r-koːʔ (rice), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *rk[aw]ʔ (husked rice). Cognate with Muong cảo, Khmer អង្ករ (ʾɑngkɑɑ, uncooked, dehusked rice), Khasi khaw, Chong rəkʰəw. Compare Proto-Tai *C̬.qawᶜ (rice), whence Thai ข้าว (kâao), Lao ເຂົ້າ (khao), ᦃᧁᧉ (ẋaw2).

Noun[edit]

gạo (𥽌, 𬖰)

  1. rice (non-glutinous)
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