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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant and doublet of mực (ink), a non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“ink”; SV: mặc). Ink lines (dây mực) are traditionally used in Vietnam (as well as East Asia) as reference lines, hence the shift in meaning.

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NounEdit

mức (, 𣞪)

  1. level; degree; extent; measure; standard

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