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书包
shū bāo

书包
school bag


Definitions

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书包shūbāo
     1. n. schoolbag; bookbag; backpack
Components
shū
     1. book; codex
     2. collection of bamboo or wooden slips, the traditional form of records in China
     3. letter; document
     4. form of a written or printed Chinese character; style of calligraphy; script; font
     5. Chinese character
     6. the art of calligraphy
     7. (historical) ancient government post in charge of secretarial duties
     8. (historical) imperial edict
     9. storytelling
bāo
     1. to wrap up; to enwrap; to bundle up
     2. to include; to encompass
     3. to cover; to place under cover
     4. to assure; to ensure; to guarantee
     5. to charter
     6. to surround
     7. bundle; bunch
     8. parcel; package
     9. bag; sack
           書包 - schoolbag; backpack
     10. bump; swelling
     11. yurt
     12. (food) baozi
           叉燒包 - char siu bao
           小籠包 - (xiaolongbao)
     13. (food) bun (any fluffy pastry)
           麵包 - bread
           漢堡包 - hamburger
           一 包 薯片 - a bag of potato chips
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