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Yao

 (you)
n. pl. Yao or Yaos
1. A group of culturally related peoples of southern China primarily speaking Hmong-Mien languages and varieties of Chinese.
2. Any of the Hmong-Mien languages spoken by the Yao.

[Mandarin Yáozú, the Yao people.]

Yao1

(yaʊ)

n.
a legendary emperor of China who, with his successor (Shun), was a paragon of good government.

Yao3

(yaʊ)

n., pl. Yaos, (esp. collectively) Yao.
1. a member of a people or group of peoples living in highland regions of S China, N Vietnam, N Laos, and N Thailand.
2. the languages of the Yao.
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