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Meaning of 宝

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(Trad.: 寶)
Pinyin: bǎo
English Definition: jewel; gem; treasure; precious
Chinese Definition:
①用本义。珍宝。
②珍贵的东西。
③印信符玺。
④对小孩儿亲爱的称呼。[例]我的小宝。
⑤一种赌具。方形,用牛角或硬木做成,上有指示方向的记号,参加赌博的人猜测宝上所指的方向下注。
⑥货币。
⑦姓氏。

Antonyms:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Jade kept in one's house
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ ] jade, gem, precious stone
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Example Words:
宝贵 [ bǎo guì ]: valuable; precious; to value; to treasure; to set store by
宝贝 [ bǎo bèi ]: treasured object; treasure; darling; baby; cowry; good-for-nothing or queer character
宝石 [ bǎo shí ]: precious stone; gem; Classifiers:
宝库 [ bǎo ]: treasure-house; treasury; treasure-trove (often fig., book of treasured wisdom)
宝座 [ bǎo zuò ]: throne
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