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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

phách

  1. a way; a manner
    Mỗi người một phách.
    Everyone has their own way.

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from

NounEdit

phách

  1. (music) a clapper or woodblock made out of bamboo or hardwood, used in the traditional music of Vietnam, including ca trù

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from , from Middle Chinese (phæk).

NounEdit

phách

  1. (religion, folklore) a soul; a spirit
    • 1921: Tản Đà, Hầu Trời
      Đêm qua chẳng biết có hay không,
      Chẳng phải hoảng hốt, không mơ mòng.
      Thật hồn! Thật phách! Thật thân thế!
      Thật được lên tiên - sướng lạ lùng.
      Ain't sure last night was real,
      Ain't frightened, ain't dreamin'.
      Really spirited! Really zealous! Really lively!
      Really got into heaven - so joyful.
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Etymology 4Edit

From English fax

NounEdit

phách

  1. (telephony) a fax