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The Cantonese word baa - 把 - baa2
(to hold in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

baa2

English translations

to hold, classifier (for things with a handle), to guard, around, handle,
grip, to grasp, to watch over, grasp

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of baa2 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
Events, Movements, Changes and Directions
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.)

hand  |  handle
把 ( baa / baa2 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 115)
More words that mean to hold in Cantonese
bou6 ( 抱 ), ci4 ( 持 ), geoi2 ( 举 ), naa4 ( 拿 ), zap1 ( 执 )

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