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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nao

  1. (Internet slang, humorous) Alternative form of now

AdverbEdit

nao

  1. (Internet slang, humorous) Alternative form of now

BretonEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *naw, from Proto-Celtic *nawan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

NumeralEdit

nao

  1. (cardinal) nine

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Dutch na.

PrepositionEdit

nao

  1. after

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nao

  1. Romaji transcription of なお

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of náo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of nào.

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.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nao f (plural naos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of nau

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nao

  1. anxious