VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *ɗoh, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *pɗuh ~ *pɗuəh ~ *pɗiəs; cognate with Khmer ផ្ទុះ (phtuh, to explode), Bahnar pơđôh (to explode), Pacoh padóh (to explode).

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nổ (𫯅)

  1. to explode
  2. (of a ball, balloon, or bubble) to pop
  3. (of a tyre) to burst
  4. (of war) to break out
  5. (of an engine) to backfire
  6. (colloquial, figuratively) to display bravado

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