The official language of Laos (closely related to Thai). (proper-noun)
Of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the Lao people or the Lao language. (adjective)
Examples of word Lao
Thus, Qin Lao's mute servant Zhou in Sichuan province (or, if you will, Qin Lao himself in his near-sterility), or Kyllikki a millennium later in the Village of the Sled Dogs, deaf from a fever, or noble Ming Tao born with
As for the historical characters: Qin Lao's sober perseverance and determination to get his experiments right, c'est moi.
“She has … [short conversation in Lao with his buddy] … experience!”
Granted, compared to everywhere else in Lao, Vientiane is a crazy big city, but I am instantly relieved of any Asian-Urban-Stress here in Vientiane when I remember Saigon, Hanoi, Dhaka, Hong Kong, Kolkata …
Just a year ago, when my friend Hadley Robinson was in Lao, there were reportedly no ATMs.