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The Chinese word baba - 爸爸 - bàba
(father in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

father, dad

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( baba / bàba ) with pronunciation (English translation: father )
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爸爸 ( baba / bàba ) is composed of these characters: (ba) , (ba)
The traditional Chinese characters of bàba are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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father  |  dad
爸爸 ( baba / bàba ) belongs to the 100 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 58)
More words that mean father in Chinese
( 父 ), fùqīn ( 父亲 ), wēng ( 翁 )
More words that mean dad in Chinese
( 爸 )

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