See also: Hao, háo, hào, Hào, hão, hāo, hǎo, and Hạo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vietnamese hào

NounEdit

hao (plural hao)

  1. A former currency unit of Vietnam, one tenth of a dong.

AnagramsEdit


ChamorroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kaSu. Cognates include Indonesian kau and Hawaiian ʻoe.

PronounEdit

hao

  1. thou, thee, you (singular)

Usage notesEdit

  • hao is used either as a subject of an intransitive verb or an object of a transitive verb, while un is used as a subject of a transitive verb.
    Kao malangu hao?Are you sick?
    Kao chumocho hao esta?Did you eat already?
  • In a transitive clause with an indefinite object, hao can also be used as a subject.
    Kao manaitai hao lepblo?Did you read a book?

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Donald M. Topping (1973) Chamorro Reference Grammar[1], Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

HawaiianEdit

Chemical element
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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *faqo, from Proto-Oceanic *paqot (chisel).

NounEdit

hao

  1. iron; general name for metal tools; a bit
    mea haohardware
  2. brand (as on a horse)
    hao kunibranding iron
  3. horn (as of a goat)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *faqao, from Proto-Oceanic *paqaʀok (snatch, seize, rob).

NounEdit

hao

  1. robber

VerbEdit

hao

  1. to scoop, pick up
  2. to grasp, pillage, plunder

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *fao, from Proto-Oceanic *paoq (Ochrosia oppositifolia).

NounEdit

hao

  1. any plant of the genus Rauvolfia.

Further readingEdit

  • “hao” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

hao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of háo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hào.

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.

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hao

  1. Wa class inflected form of hiyo.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hao

  1. to greatly consume (energy, etc.)

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms