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miao

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See also Miao, miāo, miáo, miǎo, and miào

Italian

Noun

miao m. inv.

  1. meow, mew, meu, miaow

Derived terms

Interjection

miao

  1. meow, mew, meu, miaow the cry of a cat

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

miao

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, miāo, miáo, miǎo, or miào.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

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