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See also ráo, rǎo, and rào

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

rao

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, ráo, rǎo, or rào.

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.


Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hrawaz, whence also Old English hrēaw, Old Norse hrár.

Adjective

rāo

  1. raw

Spanish

Verb

rao (infinitive: raer)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of raer.


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