pào bubble; foam; to soak

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, bāo to cover; to wrap; to hold ]

Note

The water radical suggests to do with washing together with turning 'bao' which also gives rough phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using shuǐ : jiǔ (wine) hǎi (sea) fǎ (law) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) hàn (perspiration) méi (have not) qīng (clear) hóng (flood) gǎng (harbor) qì (steam)
Using bāo : sì (to run) bào (to hold) bǎo (to eat till full) pào (cannon)

Sounds same

pào (cannon)

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Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

臭皮匠,凑诸葛亮
Sān gè chòu pí jiàng, còu gè Zhūgě Liàng [san ge chou pi jiang, cou ge Zhuge Liang]
three smelly shoemakers, gather together Zhuge Liang
Three humble shoemakers brainstorming make a great statesman like Zhuge Liang
Joint effort can help solve big problems
Two heads are better than one
Thu 22nd Dec 2016

Smog forcing city re-design

As a considerable proportion of China is swathed in toxic smog planners are considering how to combat the problem. One proposed solution is to move people and businesses away from the suburbs of Beijing into outlying districts. The move would give people shorter commutes and lower the density of people in polluted areas. In the last 18 years energy consumption has doubled and the number of cars tripled (Oh for the Halcyon days of bicycles)! The long term plan is for Beijing's population to be capped at 23 million.


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