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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎() + phonetic  – hold in one’s hands. Note that 包 has the meaning of “wrap”, hence connotations of “wrap in one’s hands, embrace”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 手心口山 (QPRU), four-corner 57012, composition)

  1. embrace, hold in arms, enfold

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 423, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11917
  • Dae Jaweon: page 771, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1856, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+62B1

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 薄浩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bɑuX/ /bʱɑuX/ /bɑuX/ /bɑuX/ /bawX/ /bɑuX/ /bɑuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bào ‹ bawX › /*[m-p]ˤuʔ/ carry in the arms

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
268 1 /*buːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • (Min Nan) Ministry of Education, R.O.C. (2011), “Entry #3956”, Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan (臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典)[1]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bão)

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