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English Definitionto cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; to contract (to or for); package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; (Chinese surname)
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbāo
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baau1
Part of Speech(动) verb, (量) measure word
Measure Words,
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
包括bāokuòto comprise; to include; to involve; to incorporate; to consist of
包子bāozisteamed stuffed bun
包含bāohánto contain; to embody; to include
包围bāowéito surround; to encircle; to hem in
包袱bāofuwrapping cloth; a bundle wrapped in cloth; load; weight; burden; funny part; punchline
Words With Same Tail Word    
面包miànbāobread
书包shūbāoschoolbag; satchel
皮包píbāohandbag; briefcase
承包chéngbāoto contract; to undertake (a job)
背包bēibāoknapsack; rucksack; infantry pack; field pack; blanket roll
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