bào
v. to report; to reply; to repay; to revenge
Other meanings
[bào]   n. newspaper, periodical; report; telegram
    hand (for )
    earth (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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bào míng
v. register for, apply, sign up
bào chóu
v. take revenge
bào dào
v./n. report, news report
bào gào
v./n. report; report, lecture, speech
yīn guǒ bào yìng
idiom. (Buddhism) retribution for sin, punitive justice, karma