袍 - Dong Chinese dictionary

páo

long gown

A cloth  wrap  also provides the pronunciation

Components
衤 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

clothes

包 sound,meaning component

  Sound Meaning component

bāo

  

wrap

Evolution

袍 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
袍 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
袍 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
袍 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
袍 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

páo

long gown, robe, cloak; gown (lined)

Most common words with 袍
Freq.
Word
Meaning

gown (lined)

长袍

gown

旗袍

cheongsam

袍子

Chinese-style gown

睡袍

nightgown