pao

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pao

  1. Rōmaji transcription of パオ

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

pao

  1. edible type of fern found near water

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of páo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pào.

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 Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pālus, from Proto-Italic *pākslos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-slos, from *peh₂ǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pao m

  1. stick, stake

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: pau
  • Portuguese: pau

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pao m (plural paos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of pau

Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese paus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pao (n class, plural pao)

  1. clubs (suit of cards)
    Synonyms: karanga, mavi ya mbuzi

Adjective[edit]

pao

  1. Pa class inflected form of -ao.

See also[edit]

Suits in Swahili · ng'anda (see also: karata, karata za kucheza) (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
makopa uru shupaza, majembe pao, pau, karanga, mavi ya mbuzi

Tahitian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pao

  1. dig

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pound.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pao

  1. pound (unit of mass)