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功夫
Main
English Definitionskill; art; kung fu; labor; effort
Simplified Script功夫
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyingōngfu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥ ㄈㄨ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1fu1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
gōngmeritorious deed or service; achievement; result; service; accomplishment; work (physics)
husband; man; manual worker; conscripted laborer (old)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
功能gōngnéngfunction; capability
功劳gōngláocontribution; meritorious service; credit
功课gōngkèhomework; assignment; task; classwork; lesson; study
功利gōnglìutility
功效gōngxiàoefficacy
Words With Same Tail Word    
大夫dàifudoctor; physician
丈夫zhàngfuhusband
工夫gōngfuperiod of time (may be months, or mere seconds); spare time; skill; labor; effort
妹夫mèifuyounger sister's husband
姊夫zǐfuolder sister's husband
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