bāo to cover; to wrap; to hold

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

Note

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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Pronunciation

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Cities

包头 Baotou, Inner Mongolia

People

包拯 Bao Zheng

Proverbs

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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Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
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