Chinese (pinyin): precious or treasure, but also a term of endearment like "baby" or "love"; also synonymous with SiSi
. Literally from "bao" meaning to cover or wrap or a bag or bundle and "bei" meaning "shell" (I guess).
Other fun words related to "bao" include:baozi
- Chinese buns (my favorite thing to eat!), literally meaning "bun bread"baobao
- baby, or infant, literally "womb bun"