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English Definitionwrapping cloth; a bundle wrapped in cloth; load; weight; burden; funny part; punchline
Simplified Script包袱
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠ ㄈㄨ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)baau1fuk6
Part of Speech(名) noun
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)
bundle wrapped in cloth

Related Words

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
包装bāozhuāngto pack; to package; to wrap; packaging
Words With Same Tail Word    
甩包袱shuǎi bāofulit. to fling off a bundle; fig. to abandon one's responsibility for something; to wash one's hands of the matter
思想包袱sīxiǎng bāofua load on one's mind
放下包袱fàngxià bāofuto lay down a heavy burden
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