Usage examples for Yao

  1. The in'- yao is plentiful in the mountains, and is greatly relished by the Igorot, though Bontoc has no professional cat hunters and probably not a dozen of the animals are captured annually. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. There could be no mistaking the red Lang- Yao whose brilliant tints kindled in the candle- glow. – A Reversible Santa Claus by Meredith Nicholson
  3. I found those lovely screens in the garret and thought we might as well enjoy them, and that Lang Yao jar you see on the sideboard oughtn't to be hidden in the vault. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  4. The Igorot claim to have two other " cats," one called " co'- lang," as large as in'- yao, with large legs and very large feet. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  5. The character ascribed to Yao shows what was expected of an Emperor:- He was reverential, intelligent, accomplished, and thoughtful- naturally and without effort. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  6. Then, when it was necessary to write down yao, " to will," they simply borrowed the already existing word for " waist." – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
  7. According to the annals of the Bamboo Books, " In the twenty- ninth year of the Emperor Yao, in spring, the chief of the Tsiao- Yao, or dark pigmies, came to court and offered as tribute feathers from the Mot." – A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients by Edward Tyson
  8. It is said to be a long- tailed, dark- colored animal, smaller than the in'- yao. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  9. Yao made the people too happy, so they were not satisfied. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  10. One of these is a true cat, called in'- yao. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  11. He was a wild in'- yao, was beautifully striped like the American " tiger cat," and measured 35 inches from tip to tip. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks