hắc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from

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Adjective[edit]

hắc

  1. severely strict, to the point of making subordinates suffer hardship
    Ông ta chỉ là cấp phó, nhưng hắc hơn cả cấp trưởng.
    He is only a deputy but is stricter than a chief.
  2. to wear an expression of extreme pain on one's face
  3. excessively difficult
    Bài toán hắc quá.
    This homework is too difficult.
  4. pungent
    Loại rau này ăn sống hắc lắm.
    This type of vegetable is pungent when eaten raw.
  5. (archaic) black

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