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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
包-bw.png

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).

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
包-oracle.svg 包-bronze.svg 包-bigseal.svg 包-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

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

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]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pˠau/
Pan
Wuyun
/pᵚau/
Shao
Rongfen
/pau/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/paɨw/
Li
Rong
/pau/
Wang
Li
/pau/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pau/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
bāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ pæw ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤ<r>u/
English 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 273
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pruː/

Noun[edit]

  1. bundle
  2. parcel, package
  3. (food) baozi
  4. (food) bun (any fluffy pastry)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to wrap up; to enwrap; to bundle up

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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