Bó bó

  1. noun silk / plain silk
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: baek (Kroll '帛' 1) 帛:繒也。 'Bó: silk fabric.' (Shuo Wen, bó radical 《說文解字‧帛部》) 帛 was used for writing on in early China. For example, 然後祖宗之功德著於竹帛 'Afterwards, the ancestors merit was written down on bamboo and silk.' (Records of the Grand Historian, Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 《史記‧孝文本紀》) Also, 乃丹書帛 'Thus it was written in red ink on silk' (Records of the Grand Historian, House of Chen She《史記‧陳涉世家》)
  2. proper noun Bo
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: baek; used for names of monastics indicating Khotanese origin (Kroll '帛' 2)

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帔帛弊帛布帛缯帛帛远帛尸梨密帛尸梨密多罗帛僧光帛尸梨蜜多罗财帛竹帛帛金帛画缣帛绢帛

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