Meaning of 雹

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Pinyin: báo
English Definition: hail
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rain) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
冰雹 bīng báo hail; hailstone; Classifiers:
雹灾 báo zāi disaster caused by hail
雹子 báo zi hail; hailstone
雹块 báo kuài hailstone
雹暴 báo bào hailstorm
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Example Sentences
Hailstones of abuse were pelting him.
The hailstones falling on the town caused panic.