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包子 bāo zi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

包子 (bāo zi) English Meaning

  • steamed stuffed bun

Traditional Characters:  包子

包 forms words in:

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

子 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 有粥和包子吗?
    Yǒu zhōu hé bāozi ma?
    Do you have porridge and steamed buns?
  • 老板,要两个包子?
    Lǎobǎn,yào liǎng gè bāozi?
    Boss, could I get two steamed buns?
  • 算了算了!我们不吃了,还是到对面吃包子去吧!
    Suànle suànle!Wǒmen bù chī le,háishì dào duìmiàn chī bāozi qù ba!
    Forget it! We’re not eating here, we’ll go across the way to eat steamed buns!
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Stroke Order & Character Components

包 (bāo): to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; to contract (to or for); package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; CL: 個|个(gè),只(zhī)

  • 勹 (bāo): to wrap
  • 巳 (sì): 6th earthly branch: 9-11 a.m., 4th solar month (5th May-5th June), year of the Snake

子 (zi): (noun suffix); child; small thing

  • (zi): child

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 包

HSK 3 Word List

  • 包(bāo): to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; to contract (to or for); surname Bao; CL: 個|个(gè), 只(zhī)
  • 面包(miàn bāo): bread; CL: 片(piàn), 袋(dài), 块(kuài)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 包裹(bāo guǒ): wrap up; bind up; bundle; parcel; package; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 包含(bāo hán): to contain; to embody; to include
  • 包括(bāo kuò): to comprise; to include; to involve; to incorporate; to consist of

HSK 6 Word List

  • 包庇(bāo bì): to shield; to harbor; to cover up
  • 包袱(bāo fu): cloth-wrapper; a bundle wrapped in cloth; load; weight; burden
  • 包围(bāo wéi): to surround; to encircle; to hem in
  • 包装(bāo zhuāng): package; pack
  • 承包(chéng bāo): to contract; to undertake (a job)
  • 打包(dǎbāo): to wrap; to pack; to ask for a doggy bag (at a restaurant)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 子

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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