辦法

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Chinese[edit]

 
to do; to manage; to handle; to go about; to run; to set up; to deal with
 
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
trad. (辦法)
simp. (办法)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

辦法

  1. way; means
    開始辦法保護女兒安全 [MSC, trad.]
    开始办法保护女儿安全 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā kāishǐ zài xiǎng lìng yī ge bànfǎ bǎohù tā nǚér de ānquán. [Pinyin]
    She had begun thinking of another way to ensure her daughter's safety.

Usage notes[edit]

In Min Nan, this term tends to be used more often in a positive sense. Whereas in Mandarin, one says 沒辦法 (there is no way), in Min Nan, one would usually say 無法度 (bô-hoat-tō͘), which sounds more natural.