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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