- an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Vietnam, the tenth part of a dong.
Origin of hao
First recorded in 1945–50, hao is from the Vietnamese word hào
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Examples from the Web for hao
And when the giant had tied the goats, he came up and he said to me, 'Hao O!Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales
Is there any lagoon with an entrance anywhere nearer than Hao Island?
And when the Giant had tied the goats, he came up, and he said to me, 'Hao O!Fairy Tales; Their Origin and Meaning
John Thackray Bunce
This is the second day without observations, and we should have sighted Hao Island yesterday morning.
Shao signifies "little" or "a little," and Hao is formed of the signs for "sun" and "heaven."
- a monetary unit of Vietnam, worth one tenth of a dông
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