卜占

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Mandarin 卜占 (bǔzhān).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

卜占 (hiragana ぼくせん, romaji bokusen)

  1. augury, divination, scrying, fortune-telling, particularly using trigrams
  2. a fortune or prophecy so told

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VerbEdit

卜占 + する (hiragana ぼくせんする, romaji bokusen suru)

  1. to augur, to divine, to scry, to tell a fortune, particularly using trigrams

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bǔzhān
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˇ ㄓㄢ
IPA (key) /pu²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂa̠n⁵⁵/

NounEdit

卜占 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bǔzhān)

  1. augury, divination, scrying, fortune-telling, particularly using trigrams
  2. a fortune or prophecy so told
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 08:48