nhổ

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See also: nho, nhỏ, nhớ, nhơ, and nhọ

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

nhổ (𭉷)

  1. to spit

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *ʄoh.

Verb[edit]

nhổ (𢭵, 𢮫, 𢯚)

  1. to pluck (weed, grass, feathers, hair…)
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng publishing house, chapter 17
      Thằng bé kéo tay tôi, bảo nhỏ. – Nhổ lông chim mướn đấy. […]
      The boy pulled my hand and said quietly, "They are searching for someone to pluck feathers there. […]"