See also: and
U+535C, 卜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-535C

[U+535B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+535D]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 25, +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 卜 (Y), four-corner 23000, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #25, .

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 157, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2774
  • Dae Jaweon: page 361, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 91, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+535C

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
           

Perhaps a pictogram (象形) of a crack in an oracle bone, used for divination in ancient China.

Officially adopted as the simplified form of in the Chinese Character Simplification Scheme (漢字簡化方案) in 1956.

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

May be onomatopoeic in origin. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • poh - also written as 博;
  • pok - surname (Mainland).

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pu²¹⁴/
Harbin /pʰu²¹³/
Tianjin /pʰu¹³/
Jinan /pu⁵⁵/
Qingdao /pu⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /pu⁵³/
Xi'an /po²¹/
Xining /pv̩⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /puə¹³/
/pu¹³/ ~算子
Lanzhou /pə¹³/
Ürümqi /pʰu⁵¹/
Wuhan /pʰu²¹³/
Chengdu /pu¹³/
Guiyang /pʰu²¹/
Kunming /pʰu³¹/
Nanjing /puʔ⁵/
Hefei /pʰəʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /pəʔ²/
Pingyao /pʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /pəʔ⁴³/ ~拉
/pei⁵⁵/ 萝~
Wu Shanghai /poʔ⁵/
Suzhou /poʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /pʰoʔ⁵/
Wenzhou /po²¹³/
Hui Shexian /pɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /pʰu⁵/
Xiang Changsha /pʰu²⁴/
Xiangtan /pʰu²⁴/
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian /puk̚¹/
Taoyuan /puk̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pok̚⁵/
Nanning /pʰuk̚⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /puk̚⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pɔk̚³²/
/poʔ³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /pɔuʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pʰu²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pok̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbɔk̚⁵/
/ʔbak̚⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (3)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/puk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/puk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/puk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pəwk̚/
Li
Rong
/puk̚/
Wang
Li
/puk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/puk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bu
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ puwk ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˁok/
English divine (v.)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 998
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*poːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (literary) to divine
  2. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“wish; desire; to wish; to desire; to want; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(うらない) (uranai

  1. Alternative form of 占い

(ぼく) (boku

  1. (archaic) fortune-telling

(うら) (ura

  1. (archaic) fortune-telling

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun (jeom bok))

  1. Hanja form? of (to divine).

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

ReadingsEdit

VerbEdit

  1. ăn bốc (咹卜, to eat with the fingers)

ReferencesEdit


ZhuangEdit

NounEdit

  1. Sawndip form of boh

ClassifierEdit

  1. Sawndip form of boux