Jarai edit

Etymology edit

Compare Chinese (dāo, knife; single-edged sword), Vietnamese đao (katana)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

đao (classifier ƀĕ)

  1. a sword

References edit

  • Siu, Lap Minh (December 2009) Developing the First Preliminary Dictionary of North American Jarai[1], Texas Tech University, page 73

Muong edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Vietic *p-ɗoː (yeast). Cognate with Thavung pədoː¹, Pacoh pido (leaven for wine), Khmu [Cuang] pdoʔ ("yeast"), Danau kᵊdo⁴ ("spirit, liquor").

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

đao

  1. (Mường Bi) yeast

References edit

  • Nguyễn Văn Khang; Bùi Chỉ; Hoàng Văn Hành (2002) Từ điển Mường - Việt (Muong - Vietnamese dictionary), Nhà xuất bản Văn hoá Dân tộc Hà Nội

Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun edit

(classifier thanh, cây) đao

  1. a Chinese sabre
Derived terms edit

See also edit

  • dao (knife)

Etymology 2 edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from , borrowed from Japanese (katana, tō)

Noun edit

(classifier thanh, cây) đao

  1. (rare) a katana

Etymology 3 edit

Borrowed from English Down, from the name of John Langdon Down.

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

đao

  1. Down syndrome