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English Definitionto contain; to embody; to include
Simplified Script包含
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠ ㄏㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baau1ham4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
bāoto 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); bun (food)
hánto keep; to contain; to suck (keep in your mouth without chewing)

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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
包围bāowéito surround; to encircle; to hem in
包袱bāofuwrapping cloth; a bundle wrapped in cloth; load; weight; burden; funny part; punchline
包装bāozhuāngto pack; to package; to wrap; packaging
Words With Same Tail Word    
蕴含yùnhánto contain; to accumulate
隐含yǐnhánto contain in a concealed form; to keep covered up; implicit
饱含bǎohánto be full of (emotion); to brim with (love, tears etc)
富含fùhánto be rich in
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