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保护 bǎo hù: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

保护 (bǎo hù) English Meaning

  • to protect
  • to defend
  • to safeguard
  • protection

Traditional Characters:  保護

保 forms words in:

HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

护 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(zhǒng)

Sample Sentences

  • 你没有保护我。
    Nǐ méiyǒu bǎohù wǒ.
    You didn’t protect me.
  • Tom需要保护。
    Tom xūyào bǎohù.
    Tom needs protection.
  • 我们得保护汤姆。
    Wǒmen dé bǎohù tāngmǔ.
    We need to protection.
  • 汤姆得保护自己。
    Tāngmǔ dé bǎohù zìjǐ.
    Tom has to protect himself.
  • 我们必须保护地球。
    Wǒmen bìxū bǎohù dìqiú.
    We must protect the earth.
  • 保护树苗是我们的责任。
    Bǎohù shùmiáo shì wǒmen de zérèn.
    It’s our duty to protect the saplings.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 bao 3

保 (bǎo): to defend; to protect; to keep; to guarantee; to ensure

  •  (rén): man
  •  (dāi): foolish; stupid; expressionless; blank; to stay
hsk 3 hu

护 (hù): to protect

  • 扌(shou): hand
  • 户(hù): gate

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 保

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 保持 (bǎo chí): to keep; to maintain; to hold; to preserve
  • 保存 (bǎo cún): to conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
  • 保留 (bǎo liú): to preserve; to maintain; to retain; to continue to have; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)
  • 保险 (bǎo xiǎn): insurance; to insure; safe; secure; be sure; be bound to; CL: 份(fèn)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 保管 (bǎo guǎn): to assure; to guarantee; to take care of; to safeguard; certainly; surely
  • 保密 (bǎo mì): to keep sth confidential; to maintain secrecy
  • 保姆 (bǎo mǔ): nanny; housekeeper
  • 保守 (bǎo shǒu): (politically) conservative; to guard; to keep
  • 保卫 (bǎo wèi): to defend; to safeguard
  • 保养 (bǎo yǎng): to take good care of (or conserve) one’s health; to keep in good repair; to maintain; maintenance
  • 保障 (bǎo zhàng): to ensure; to guarantee; to safeguard
  • 保重 (bǎo zhòng): to take care of oneself
  • 担保 (dān bǎo): to guarantee; to vouch for
  • 确保 (què bǎo): to ensure; to guarantee

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 护

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 爱护(ài hù): to take care of; to treasure; to cherish; to love and protect
  • 救护车(jiù hù chē): ambulance; CL: 辆(liàng)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 辩护(biàn hù): to speak in defense of; to argue in favor of; to defend; to plead
  • 守护(shǒu hù): to guard; to protect
  • 维护(wéi hù): to defend; to safeguard; to protect; to uphold; to maintain
  • 掩护(yǎn hù): to screen; to shield; to cover; protection; cover; CL: 面(miàn)
  • 拥护(yōng hù): to endorse; to support

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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