See also: sáo, sāo, sǎo, sào, são, and São

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sao

  1. rōmaji reading of さお

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

sao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sǎo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of sào.

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.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /s̪aːw˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʂaːw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʂaːw˧˥/

AdverbEdit

sao

  1. why

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

sao

  1. star

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 23:48