bào to announce; to inform; report

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, jié seal (of document) radical 26, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The elements suggest a sealed document held in a right hand - hence 'announce'
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using shǒu : wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find) gǎo (to do) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) jì (skill) dān (to undertake)
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Sounds same

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Different tone

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 报
Stroke order for character 报, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

恩将仇报 ēn jiāng chóu baò Reject kindness

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