from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A group of culturally related peoples of southern China primarily speaking Hmong-Mien languages and varieties of Chinese.
- noun Any of the Hmong-Mien languages spoken by the Yao.
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- proper noun A
Bantulanguage spoken in Malawi, Mozambiqueand Tanzaniain Africa, also known as waYao.
- proper noun Same as
Mienpeople of China
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Yao is 11-for-11 from the free throw line over the first two games of the series.
He said he called Yao shortly after hearing that the injury would cause a premature end to Yao's season.
` ` Yao is unstoppable, '' said Rockets forward Ron Artest, who scored 17 points playing most of the game in foul trouble.
How does their life change after Yao is arrested and jailed?
Among the captives was Princess Li Yao from the Tang imperial household.
We also learn details about the start of the war between the Middle Kingdom and the Mexic Dominion, as told by Yao and Blue-green Feather, a Mexic warrior he encounters, whose words are translated by Thien, a scientist who Yao is attempting to save.
Yao is recovering from a fractured bone in his leg, however, and will not play in the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18 in Las Vegas.
The Rockets started Dikembe Mutombo in Yao's place the second game, but also used Carl Landry and Luis Scola.
Yao is an 85 percent free-throw shooter, but the team is shooting only 73 percent.
` ` Yao is not able to guard Harrington yet we could guard him at the other end by some techniques that were successful tonight, '' Nelson said.