mèo

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See also: meo, meó, méo, Mèo, Mẹo, and me'o

Muong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoeic origin. Cognate with Vietnamese mèo

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Noun[edit]

mèo

  1. (Mường Bi, zoology) cat

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic, from the animal's cry. Compare Chinese , Thai แมว (mɛɛo), Northern Thai ᨾᩯ᩠ᩅ, Lao ແມວ (mǣu), ᦶᦙᧁ (maew), Shan မႅဝ်း (méao), Zhuang meuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) mèo (, )

  1. cat

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Verb[edit]

mèo

  1. meow

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