cỏ

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Middle Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *kɔh (grass).

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Noun[edit]

cỏ (𦹵, 𦹯, )

  1. grass
    sang cỏ (cây cỏ)flora

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese 𦹵 (cỏ), from Proto-Vietic *kɔh (grass). Cognate with Thavung ก็อฮ.

The sense "marijuana" is probably a calque of English weed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier , cây) cỏ (𦹵 - 𦹯, )

  1. grass
  2. (slang) weed; marijuana

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cỏ

  1. (literary) negligible

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