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English Definitionto practice (work skills)
Simplified Script做功夫
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzuò gōngfu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄍㄨㄥ ㄈㄨ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)zou6 gung1fu1
Word Decomposition
zuòto do; to make; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in; to hold (a party); to be; to become; to function (in some capacity); to serve as; to be used for; to form (a bond or relationship); to pretend; to feign; to act a part; to put on appearance
功夫gōngfuskill; art; kung fu; labor; effort

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
做法zuòfǎway of handling something; method for making; work method; recipe; practice
做梦zuòmèngto dream; to have a dream; fig. illusion; fantasy; pipe dream
做客zuòkèto be a guest or visitor
做事zuòshìto work; to handle matters; to have a job
做菜zuòcàito cook; cooking
Words With Same Tail Word    
下功夫xià gōngfusee 下工夫
抓功夫zhuā gōngfuto maximize one's time; to catch some time out; to find enough time; (also 抓工夫)
大功夫dà gōngfua lot of effort
真功夫zhēn gōngfureal kungfu
中国功夫zhōngguó gōngfuChinese Kung-Fu
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