Meaning of 庖

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Pinyin: páo
English Definition: kitchen
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (house) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ bāo ] wrap, pack, bundle; package
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Example Words
越俎代庖 yuè dài páo lit. to go beyond the sacrificial altar and take over the kitchen (idiom); fig. to exceed one's place and meddle in other people's affairs; to take matters into one's own hands
庖厨 páo chú kitchen; cook; chef
尸祝代庖 shī zhù dài páo to perform a duty on behalf of another without authorization (idiom)
庖牺氏 páo shì another name for 伏羲
君子远庖厨 jūn yuàn páo chú lit. a nobleman stays clear of the kitchen (idiom, from Mencius); fig. a nobleman who has seen a living animal cannot bear to see it die, hence he keeps away from the kitchen
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