Yao

[jaʊ]
noun (plural same)
1》 a member of a mountain-dwelling people of the Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan, Guangdong, and Guizhou provinces of China.
2》 the language of the Yao.
Origin
from Chin. Yáo, lit. 'precious jade'.

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