A friend of mine said in a photo of me, my eyes looked very 萌(meng2).
My dictionary defines 萌 as;
萌 méng （动）
sprout; bud; germinate
But apparently in this context it means "cute", "kawaii".
How is this so?
From the wikipedia article:
In any event, it seems clear that this use of
It is widely used as such in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong pop culture media (website, forum, publication), especially related to comics, animation, and video game.
It is popping up in main stream media from time to time, but only in entertainment section.