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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *ɗoːs (to float).

VerbEdit

nổi (𤃠, 𬈗)

  1. to float; to overfloat
  2. to rise; to develop
  3. to swell; to swell out; to appear

Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“be able to; capable”; SV: năng).

VerbEdit

nổi

  1. be able to; to be capable of; to be in a position to