爬 pá to crawl; to climb; to get up or sit up
Made up of [
to long for; to wish; to cling to
Note The 'claw' radical gives idea of slowly creeping and 'ba' the rough phonetic
Number of strokes
Using 巴 bā
吧 bā (supposition or suggestion) 把 bǎ (to hold) 爸 bà (father) Different tone
怕 pà (to be afraid) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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