lao

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See also: Lao, láo, lào, Lào, lǎo, and lāo

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lao

  1. Lao, Laotian (ethnic Lao person)
  2. Lao, Laotian (language)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Some speakers prefer to use the synonyms laosilainen (person) or laosin kieli (language) in infleced forms, particularly plural.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lóeg, from Proto-Celtic *lāygo- (calf) (compare Welsh llo, Cornish leugh), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (cattle).

Noun[edit]

lao m (genitive lao, plural laonna)

  1. calf

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of láo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lào.

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.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *hlēwaz, whence also Old English hlēow, Old Norse hlær

Adjective[edit]

lāo

  1. warm (of the weather)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lao m, f (plural laos)

  1. Lao (language)
  2. Lao (person)
  3. Lao (of or relating to Laos)

Noun[edit]

lao m, f (plural laos)

  1. Lao (person)

Proper noun[edit]

lao m

  1. Lao (language)
  2. Lao (ethnic group)

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lao

  1. Ji class inflected form of -ao.