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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

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).

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

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

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



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/

NounEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

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

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(katakana パオ, romaji pao)

  1. yurt

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bao)

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