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This word is very familiar for the Vietnamese. It is used to mean mom or mother. But this word has a more particular significance for the Vietnamese. "Mẹ" is so magic that when evoked, it revives in each of us many memories, regrets, and affections
In a word, "Mẹ" is not only mom but also the indestructible, intimate and profound attachment of a Vietnamese to his mother, his family, his ancestors, his soil, and his country in particular.