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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note different Japanese and Chinese forms (center open in Japanese, a closed loop in Chinese). Note also that the bottom tail extends beyond the right side (in either form).

Han character[edit]

(radical 20 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 心口山 (PRU), four-corner 27712, composition)

  1. wrap, pack, bundle
  2. package
  3. bun

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 150, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2506
  • Dae Jaweon: page 340, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 257, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5305

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (包), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 布交切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɣau/ /pau/ /pau/ /pɯau/ /paɨw/ /pau/ /pau/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bāo ‹ paew › /*pˤ<r>u/ wrap, bundle

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
273 1 /*pruː/

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(katakana パオ, romaji pao)

  1. yurt

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(po) (hangeul , revised po, McCune-Reischauer p'o)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bao)

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