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包围
Main
English Definitionto surround; to encircle; to hem in
Simplified Script包围
Traditional Script包圍
Pinyinbāowéi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠ ㄨㄟˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baau1wai4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
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)
wéito encircle; to surround; all around; to wear by wrapping around (scarf, shawl); (Chinese surname)

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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    
周围zhōuwéisurroundings; environment; to encompass
范围fànwéirange; scope; limit; extent
氛围fēnwéiambience; atmosphere
入围rùwéito get past the qualifying round; to make it to the finals
三围sānwéiBWH, abbr. for a woman's three measurements, namely: bust 胸围, waist 腰围 and hip 臀围
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