a Vietnamese soup containing rice noodles, thin slices of beef or chicken, and chopped onion
Origin of phoVietnamese from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
A soup of Vietnamese origin typically consisting of rice noodles, onions, herbs, seasonings, and thinly sliced beef or chicken in a clear broth.
Origin of phoVietnamese ph&ohornhook; from alteration ( possibly to avoid similarity to phâhookab;n excrement, or by protraction of the vowel in the cries of street vendors ) of phâacute;n in nh&ulowdot;c phâacute;n meat and noodle soup ( loan translation of Cantonese yuk6 fan2 ) (yuk6 meat ) (fan2 flour, rice noodle ) nh&ulowdot;c meat phâacute;n flour ( from Middle Chinese pun' ) ( from Old Chinese mə.pən&qnodot; husked rice ) ( perhaps akin to Tibetan dbur to smooth )
From Vietnamese phá»Ÿ.