Meaning of 包

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Pinyin: bāo
English Definition: to 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; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: To swaddle a baby ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
    • [ bāo ] wrap
    • [ ] the hours from 9 to 11; 6th terrestrial branch
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Example Words:
面包 [ miàn bāo ]: bread; Classifiers:
包子 [ bāo zi ]: steamed stuffed bun; Classifiers:
包括 [ bāo kuò ]: to comprise; to include; to involve; to incorporate; to consist of
包含 [ bāo hán ]: to contain; to embody; to include
包裹 [ bāo guǒ ]: to wrap up; to bind up; bundle; parcel; package; Classifiers:
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