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The Chinese word bo - 伯 - bó
(uncle in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced băi. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

uncle"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 伯 ( bó ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( bo / bó ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>uncle</m> )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

man  |  aunt
伯 ( bo / bó ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 803)
Chinese example words containing the character 伯 ( bo / bó )
阿伯丁 ( Ābódīng = Aberdeen ), 阿尔伯克基 ( Āĕrbókèjī = Albuquerque ), 阿拉伯半岛 ( Ālābó Bàndăo = Arabia ), 阿拉伯联合酋长国 ( Ālābó liánhé qiúzhăngguó = United Arab Emirates ), 伯父 ( bófù = uncle ),
Other characters that are pronounced bó in Chinese
More words that mean uncle in Chinese
( 爷 )

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