See also: hāo, háo, hǎo, and hào

ChamorroEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Indonesian kau.

PronounEdit

hao

  1. you (used in intransitive and stative sentences and transitive sentences with indefinite objects)
    Kao malangu hao? "Are you sick?"
    Kao chumocho hao esta? "Did you eat already?"
    Kao manaitai hao lepblo? "Did you read a book?"

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.
Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 23:41