VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *k-ɓɔh (beak), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟɓuəh ~ *ɟɓuuʔ; cognate with Thavung abɔh¹, Khmer ចំពុះ (cɑmpuh), Pacoh tarbóh.

NounEdit

(classifier cái) mỏ ()

  1. (anatomy, of a bird or a platypus) beak; bill
    thú mỏ vịtplatypus
  2. (derogatory, of a person) mouth
    Câm mỏShut up!

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Tai; compare Proto-Tai *ɓoːᴮ (whence Thai บ่อ (bɔ̀ɔ)).

NounEdit

mỏ (𡎡, 𨪀)

  1. mine (place from which ore is extracted)
    thợ mỏminer
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