công phu

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 功夫

Adjective[edit]

công phu

  1. (of a process of making/creating or its product) conscientious; thorough; painstaking
    Nó làm bài thuyết trình công phu lắm.
    He did quite a conscientious presentation.

Noun[edit]

công phu

  1. (rare) skill gained through training and diligent work

Etymology 2[edit]

By analogy with English kung fu

Noun[edit]

công phu

  1. (martial arts, rare, chiefly in awkward translation from English) kung fu

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