công phu

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 功夫.

AdjectiveEdit

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.

AdverbEdit

công phu

  1. (of making/creating) conscientiously; thoroughly; painstakingly

NounEdit

công phu

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

Etymology 2Edit

Semantic loan from English kung fu, from Mandarin 功夫 (gōngfu).

NounEdit

công phu

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

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