ChineseEdit

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
bless; protect
simp. and trad.
(保佑)
alternative forms 保祐

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (35)
Final () (89) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɑuX/ /ɦɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pɑuX/ /ɦiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/pɑuX/ /ɣiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pawX/ /ɦuwH/
Li
Rong
/pɑuX/ /ɣiuH/
Wang
Li
/pɑuX/ /ɣĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɑuX/ /i̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bǎo yòu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
bou2 jau6

VerbEdit

保佑

  1. to bless and protect; to be safeguarded
    上帝保佑  ―  Shàngdì bǎoyòu nǐ!  ―  God bless you!
    上帝保佑女王  ―  Shàngdì bǎoyòu Nǚwáng  ―  God Bless the Queen
    明天考試保佑 [MSC, trad.]
    明天考试保佑 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ míngtiān yào kǎoshì le, bǎoyòu wǒ ba! [Pinyin]
    I have an exam tomorrow - wish me luck!

SynonymsEdit