雹 - Dong Chinese dictionary

báo

hail

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

包 sound component

  Sound component

bāo

  

wrap

Evolution

雹 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
雹 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
雹 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

báo

hail

Most common words with 雹
Freq.
Word
Meaning

冰雹

hail

hail

雹灾

disaster caused by hail

雹子

hail

雹暴

hailstorm