The word “hoa” has the meaning of “beautiful, colorful”
+ “Phồn” means “prosperity”
=> Together, Phồn hoa means beautiful prosperity
It has a positive inference.
The word “hoa” has the same meaning with the word “hoa” in Phồn hoa.
+ Phù means “the outside, the cover”
=> Together it means “beautiful from the outside, sumptuous but tawdry”
It has a negative inference.
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