bāo to cover; to wrap; to hold

Made up of [ bāo wrap radical 20, snake; 6th earthly branch and zodiac element radical 49]


Shows an unborn child in the womb with the meaning of something covered, held and protected
Number of strokes 5

Related characters

Using bāo : wù (do not) jù (sentence) gǒu (dog) sháo (spoon) hé (why)
Using : yì (different)

Sounds same

bāo (wrap)

Different tone

bǎo (jewel) bǎo (to eat till full) bào (to announce) bào (to hold)

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包头 Baotou, Inner Mongolia


包拯 Bao Zheng


肉包子打狗 ròu bāo zǐ dǎ gǒu To use a self defeating method to solve a problem
纸包不住火 zhǐ bāo bù zhù huǒ The truth can not be concealed
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