mợ

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Chinese (OC *məʔ) (B-S) (SV: mỗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mợ ()

  1. maternal aunt-in-law, mother's brother's wife
    Lạy cậu lạy mợ / Cho cháu về quê
    We beg uncles and aunts / To let us go back home
  2. (Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh) paternal aunt-in-law, father's younger brother's wife
  3. (dialectal, Central Vietnam) mother; mom

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Interjection[edit]

mợ

  1. (minced oath) Alternative form of mẹ (fuck)

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