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vao

vao

See also: vào, vão, and va'o

Malagasy

Adjective

vao

  1. new (recently made or created), novel

Related terms

Focus (Voice)
Agent
(Active)
man-form: manavao
mi-form: --
om-form: --
Patient
(Passive)
vaozina
alternate: havaozina
a-form: --
voa-form: --
tafa-form: --
Goal
(Relative)
an-form: avaozana
i-form: --

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin vadum, from Proto-Italic *waðom, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈβa.o/

Noun

vao m (plural vaos)

  1. ford; shallow (part of a river shallow enough to be crossed by foot)

Descendants

  • Galician: vao
  • Portuguese: vau