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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From trái (left; not conforming to) +‎ phép (permission). Alternatively, the word phép here could be interpreted as "law", making this a calque of Chinese 非法 (phi pháp, literally unlawful).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trái phép

  1. illegal as in unauthorized, without permission or without a permit