bào

  1. bào verb to embrace / to hold in arms / to hug
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '抱' v 1; Kroll '抱' 1; NCCED '抱' 4; Unihan '抱')
  2. bào verb to wrap
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll '抱' 1a)
  3. bào verb to hold close / to cherish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '抱' v 4; Kroll '抱' 2)
  4. bào verb to surround / to encircle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 环绕 (Guoyu '抱' v 6; Kroll '抱' 3; NCCED '抱' 2)
  5. bào noun the space surrounded
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '抱' 4)
  6. bào noun chest / bosom
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 胸怀 (Guoyu '抱' n 1; NCCED '抱' 1)
  7. bào verb to be sick / to be ill
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '抱' 3)
  8. bào verb to have one's first child
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '抱' 5)
  9. bào verb to adopt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (NCCED '抱' 6)
  10. bào verb to band together
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 抱团 (NCCED '抱' 7)
  11. bào measure word armful
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Used to count armfuls of things; for example, 一包书 'an armful of books' (Guoyu '抱' n 12; NCCED '抱' 9)
  12. bào verb to brood / to hatch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 孵化 (Guoyu '抱' v 3; NCCED '抱' 10)
  13. bào proper noun Bao
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '抱' n 3)
  14. bào verb to raise a child
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 养育 (Guoyu '抱' v 2)
  15. bào verb to protect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of守护 (Guoyu '抱' v 5)
  16. bào verb to discard / to abandon
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of丢弃 (Guoyu '抱' v 7)

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