饱 bǎo to eat till full; satisfied
Made up of [
to cover; to wrap; to hold
Note The food radical is combined with 'bao' the phnoetic but also suggests being fully 'wrapped' with food
Number of strokes
Using 饣 shí
饮 yǐn (to drink) 饭 fàn (food) 饺 jiǎo (dumpling)
馆 guǎn (building) Using 包 bāo
跑 sì (to run) 抱 bào (to hold) 泡 pào (bubble) 炮 pào (cannon) Sounds same
宝 bǎo (jewel) Different tone
包 bāo (to cover)
勹 bāo (wrap)
报 bào (to announce)
抱 bào (to hold) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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