công phu

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kɜwŋ͡m˧˧ fu˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kɜwŋ͡m˧˧ fʊw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kɜwŋ͡m˧˥ fʊw˧˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Mandarin 功夫.

Noun[edit]

công phu (功夫)

  1. skill gained through training and diligent work

Etymology 2[edit]

By analogy with English kung fu, from Mandarin 功夫.

Noun[edit]

công phu (功夫)

  1. kung fu
Synonyms[edit]