U+535C, 卜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-535C

[U+535B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+535D]
See also: and

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
         
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*pʰoːɡs, *pʰus, *pʰoɡs, *bɯːɡ, *pʰoːɡ
*pʰoɡs
*pʰoɡs
*pʰroːɡ
*pʰroːɡ
*poːɡ
*poːɡ
*pʰoːɡ
*pʰoːɡ, *pʰroːɡ

Perhaps a pictogram of a crack in an oracle bone, used for divination in ancient China. The word itself (Old Chinese: *puk) may be onomatopoeic in origin.

Han characterEdit

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

  1. fortune telling
  2. prophecy
  3. a surname
  4. Kangxi radical #25, (divination).

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



  • 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
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ puwk ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤok/
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/

VerbEdit

  1. (literary) to divine

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うらない, romaji uranai)

  1. Alternative form of 占い

‎(hiragana ぼく, romaji boku)

  1. (archaic) fortune-telling

‎(hiragana うら, romaji ura)

  1. (archaic) fortune-telling

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bok) (hangeul , revised bok, McCune-Reischauer pok, Yale pok)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

ReadingsEdit

VerbEdit

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

ReferencesEdit