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VietnameseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“rule, custom, method”; SV: pháp). Doublet of Pháp. Cognate with Lao ແບບ (bǣp), Thai แบบ (bɛ̀ɛp), Khmer បែប (baep).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

phép

  1. custom
    phải phép
    appropriate, according to custom
    vô phép
    without manners
  2. permission; authorization
    xin phép
    to ask for permission
    cấp phép
    to grant permission
    cho phép
    to allow to
    được phép
    to be allowed to
    giấy phép
    a permit
    nghỉ phép
    to take permitted leave
    nghỉ không phép
    to be absent without leave
    trái phép
    unauthorized
  3. a methodology
    phép biện chứng
    dialectic
    phép chiếu
    a type of projection
    phép tính
    an arithmetic

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of phép thuật (magic)

NounEdit

phép

  1. a magical power
    Tôn Ngộ Không có 72 phép biến hoá.
    Sun Wukong can perform 72 different transformations.