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The Chinese word bao - 包 - bāo
(to wrap in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to wrap, parcel, bag, inclusive, to include, to undertake,
package, sack

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The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all Chinese characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( bao / bāo ) with pronunciation (English translation: to wrap )
The traditional Chinese characters of bāo are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

package  |  to include
包 ( bao / bāo ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 454)
Chinese example words containing the character 包 ( bao / bāo )
bāoguŏ ( 包裹 ), bāokuò ( 包括 ), miànbāo ( 面包 )
Other characters that are pronounced bāo in Chinese
More words that mean to wrap in Chinese
guŏ ( 裹 )
More words that mean parcel in Chinese
bāoguŏ ( 包裹 )

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