Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
to declare; to announce; to spread; to make known; spread; (cotton) cloth
|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): faan4 bou3
- Hakka (Pha̍k-fa-sṳ): fàm-pu
- Min Nan (POJ): phâng-pò͘
- Min Nan
Likely from Sinitic 帆布.
- A type of sturdy woven cloth made from cotton or hemp: canvas, sailcloth. May be treated for water resistance or fire retardation; used for things such as tents, sheets, bags, shoes, or filters.