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English Definitionto run; to run away; to escape; to run around (on errands etc); (of a gas or liquid) to leak or evaporate; (verb complement) away; off
See alsopáo (of an animal) to paw (the ground)
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄆㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)paau2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
跑步pǎobùto run; to jog; (military) to march at the double
跑道pǎodàoathletic track; track; runway (i.e. airstrip)
跑出pǎochūto run out
跑味pǎowèito lose flavor
跑堂pǎotángwaiter (old)
Words With Same Tail Word    
奔跑bēnpǎoto run
慢跑mànpǎojogging; to jog; to canter; a slow trot
赛跑sàipǎorace (running); to race (running)
逃跑táopǎoto flee from something; to run away; to escape
长跑chángpǎolong-distance running
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