bāo wrap

Note

Gives idea of something turning over
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 20 used in: bāo (to cover) ; wù (do not) ; jù (sentence) ; gǒu (dog) ; sháo (spoon) ; hé (why)

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Sounds same

bāo (to cover)

Different tone

bǎo (jewel) bǎo (to eat till full) bào (to announce) bào (to hold)

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Hainan Island

Hainan only became a province in 1988, previously it had been administered as part of Guangdong. As the extreme southernmost point of Chinese control, the island had long been used as a place of exile for court officials. The most famous exile was the poet Su Shi of the Song dynasty. It now has a thriving gambling and tourist industry.
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Chinese proverb

Proverb

智若愚
zhì ruò yú [da zhi ruo yu]
big wisdom seem foolish
A wise person may seem silent as often remains silent
A wise person hold his counsel
Still waters run deep
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