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The Chinese word gongfu - 工夫 - gōngfū
(workmanship in Chinese)

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English translations

workmanship, time, job,
skill, work

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( gongfu / gōngfū ) with pronunciation (English translation: workmanship )

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工夫 ( gongfu / gōngfū ) is composed of these characters: (gong) , (fu)
The traditional Chinese characters of gōngfū are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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work  |  also: working man
工夫 ( gongfu / gōngfū ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 432)
More words that mean time in Chinese
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