Bao Cun 保存- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    to conserve; to preserve; to keep; save (a file)

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► bǎo cún
    Tone numbers: bao3 cun2

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 保存
    Simplified: 保存

    First Character: 保 (bǎo) – to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
    Second Character: 存 (cún) – exist; deposit; store; keep; survive

Examples of Bǎo Cún

    ► Zhè fèn wénjiàn hěn zhòngyào qǐng tuǒshàn bǎocún.
    這份文件很重要請妥善 保存。
    這份文件很重要請妥善 保存。
    This document is very important, please keep it safe.

    ► Zhè píng xiān nǎi yǐjīng guò le bǎocún qīxiàn.
    這瓶鮮奶已經過了保存期限。
    这瓶鲜奶已经过了保存期限。
    This bottle of milk is past its expiry date.


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