pao4
variant of 炮

strokes 10
radical
strokes after radical 5
八二三炮战 八二三砲戰 ba1 er4 san1 pao4 zhan4
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis

大沽口炮台 大沽口砲臺 da4 gu1 kou3 pao4 tai2
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)

大沽炮台 大沽砲臺 da4 gu1 pao4 tai2
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)

大炮 大砲 da4 pao4
big gun; cannon; artillery; one who talks big; trad. form 大炮 also used

丢轮扯炮 丟輪扯砲 diu1 lun2 che3 pao4
lose a wheel, tear at the gun (idiom); flustered and confused in a panic

号炮 號砲 hao4 pao4
signaling cannon fire

虎蹲炮 虎蹲砲 hu3 dun1 pao4
a short-barreled mortar; an ancient catapult

火炮 火砲 huo3 pao4
cannon; gun; artillery

开门炮 開門砲 kai1 men2 pao4
firecrackers to open the door on the New Year

开炮 開砲 kai1 pao4
to open fire

空中炮舰 空中砲艦 kong1 zhong1 pao4 jian4
helicopter gunship

连珠炮 連珠砲 lian2 zhu1 pao4
in quick-fire succession

马后炮 馬後砲 ma3 hou4 pao4
lit. firing after the horse; fig. belated action; giving advice in hindsight

弩炮 弩砲 nu3 pao4
catapult; ballista (siege catapult firing stone blocks)

炮轰 砲轟 pao4 hong1
to bombard; to bomb; trad. also written 炮轟

炮火连天 砲火連天 pao4 huo3 lian2 tian1
cannon firing for days on end (idiom); enveloped in the flames of war

炮击 砲擊 pao4 ji1
to shell; to bombard; bombardment

炮舰 砲艦 pao4 jian4
gunboat; gunship

炮手 砲手 pao4 shou3
gunner; artillery crew

炮台 砲臺 pao4 tai2
fort; battery

炮艇 砲艇 pao4 ting3
gunboat

炮响 砲響 pao4 xiang3
sound of gunfire; fig. news of momentous events

枪炮 槍砲 qiang1 pao4
firearm

重炮 重砲 zhong4 pao4
heavy artillery