Open main menu

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

cao f (plural cao's, diminutive cao'tje n)

  1. Initialism of collectieve arbeidsovereenkomst. (collective bargaining)

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.o/, [ˈkäːo]
  • Hyphenation: cà‧o

NounEdit

cao m (invariable)

  1. Obsolete form of caos.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cào.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput.

NounEdit

cao m (plural cai)

  1. head (all senses)
  2. shoot of a vine

SynonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cao

  1. high
  2. tall

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cao

  1. (alternative medicine) a sticky substance made from animal bones
    cao mèo
    cat sticky medicine
    cao hổ cốt
    tiger-bone sticky medicine