寶寶

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See also: 宝宝

Chinese[edit]

a jewel or gem; a treasure; precious a jewel or gem; a treasure; precious
trad. (寶寶)
simp. (宝宝)
alt. forms 保保

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive of (bǎo, “treasure, precious”) formed by reduplication.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

寶寶

  1. baby; newborn
    寶寶 [MSC, trad.]
    宝宝 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de bǎobǎo jiào Wáng Xiǎoyún. [Pinyin]
    My baby’s name is Wang Xiaoyun.
  2. darling
    寶寶你好 / 宝宝你好  ―  Bǎobǎo, nǐhǎo.  ―  Hello, darling.

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Pronoun[edit]

寶寶

  1. (neologism, humorous) a cute-sounding first-person pronoun usually used by females: I; me
    寶寶 / 宝宝  ―  Xià sǐ běn bǎobao le!  ―  It frightened the pants off me. [cute]