炮 pào cannon; firecracker
Made up of [火 huǒ
, 包 bāo
to cover; to wrap; to hold
NoteFire gives the idea and 'bao' gives rough phonetic and onomatopoeia for the 'bang' of a fire cracker
Number of strokes 9
Using 火 huǒ
: 灾 zāi (disaster) 炸 zhà (to explode)
Using 包 bāo
: 跑 sì (to run) 抱 bào (to hold) 泡 pào (bubble) 饱 bǎo (to eat till full)
Sounds same泡 pào (bubble)
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