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English Definitionto hug; to cherish; within the bosom (of the family); to embrace (also fig. an ideal, aspiration etc)
Simplified Script怀抱
Traditional Script懷抱
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄞˊ ㄅㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waai4pou5
Word Decomposition
怀 huáibosom; heart; mind; to think of; to harbor in one's mind; to conceive (a child); (Chinese surname)
bàoto hold; to carry (in one's arms); to hug; to embrace; to surround; to cherish

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Words With Same Head Word    
怀疑huáiyíto doubt; to suspect; doubt; suspicion; skeptical
怀念huáiniànto cherish the memory of; to think of; reminisce
怀孕huáiyùnpregnant; to have conceived; gestation; pregnancy
怀远huáiyuǎnHuaiyuan county in Bengbu 蚌埠, Anhui
怀柔huáiróuto conciliate; to appease; Huairou rural district of Beijing, formerly Huairou county
Words With Same Tail Word    
拥抱yōngbàoto embrace; to hug
合抱hébàoto wrap one's arm around (used to describe the girth of a tree trunk)
抱抱bàobàoto hug; to embrace
拱抱gǒngbàoto enfold; to encircle
搂抱lǒubàoto hug; to embrace
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