mọc

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See also: moc, moć, móc, Mōc, moč, and mộc

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *mɔk ~ *mɔɔk (to emerge); cognate with Khmer មក (mɔɔk, to come, come near, approach) and Old Mon mok (to appear).

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Verb[edit]

mọc (, 𠚐)

  1. (of a plant) to shoot out of the soil
    Tre già, măng mọc.
    Bamboos get old, bamboo shoots shoot.
  2. (of hair, nails, teeth, feathers or claws) to start to grow
  3. (of the sun) to rise
    Mặt trời mọc đằng đông, lặn đằng tây.
    The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

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