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萌is more than cute or lovely,it performs a way to express the feelings about something is too adorable that you can't resist. It is like the one you described makes green shoots grow out of your heart. It is extended by Japanese phrase 萌え。 萌's common usage in chinese phrase: 萌芽,"grow up" 萌生,"grow out"
The word 萌 méng, defined as "sprout; bud; germinate" has the connotations of a "baby" plant. Another term for "cute" (at least in American English) is "baby-faced." To liken someone to a 萌 is to refer to him as a "baby" (face), and therefore cute.
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