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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Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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The discovery of a huge number of 'oracle bones' has added greatly to the knowledge of the origins of China's written script. It pushes back the written language to at least 3,500 years ago. Careful study of the inscriptions is still revealing information about life in Shang dynasty times.
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