tàu

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See also: tau, Tau, Tàu, tãu, tău, ta'u, and täü

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tàu ()

  1. boat, ship, vessel, craft

Etymology 2[edit]

See Tàu.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tàu ()

  1. Chinese

Usage notes[edit]

Except in common compound words such as táo tàu, the capitalized spelling Tàu is used. Note, however, that Tàu, particularly người Tàu, may be considered derogatory.

Derived terms[edit]