占卜

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Jinmeiyō

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Mandarin 占卜 (zhānbǔ, zhànbǔ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

占卜 (hiragana せんぼく, romaji senboku)

  1. Alternate for 卜占 (bokusen): augury, divination, fortune-telling

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhānbǔ
Zhuyin ㄓㄢ ㄅㄨˇ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂa̠n⁵⁵ pu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

占卜 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhānbǔ)

  1. augury, divination, fortune-telling, scrying
  2. Alternate for 卜占 (bǔzhān): augury, divination, fortune-telling, scrying

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

占卜 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhānbǔ)

  1. to divine, practice divination
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