もく

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

もく (rōmaji moku)

  1. : tree; Thursday; wood grain
  2. : an order in biology; a playing piece in a board game, a stone in the game of go; a point in the game of go

Affix[edit]

もく (rōmaji moku)

  1. : tree; wood
  2. : eye; key, point; title, heading
  3. : silence

Etymology 2[edit]

Reversal of くも (kumo, cloud), from the way cigarette smoke looks like clouds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

もく (rōmaji moku)

  1. (slang) cigarette
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN