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


Also uses shuǐ component: fǎ (law) gǎng (harbor) hǎi (sea) hàn (chinese) hàn (perspiration) hé (river) hóng (flood) hú (lake) jiāng (river) jīn (ferry crossing) jiǔ (wine) mǎn (to fill) méi (have not) qì (steam) qiǎn (shallow) qīng (clear) xǐ (to wash) yǎn (to develop) yú (fishing) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) zhōu (region)
Also uses bāo component: bào (to hold) bǎo (to eat till full) pào (cannon) sì (to run)

Sounds same

pào (cannon)

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Pronunciation

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History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
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