bǔ bo

  1. noun divination / fortune telling
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Especially, with turtle shell or ox bone (ABC 'bǔ' 卜 bf 3; Guoyu '卜' n 1; Unihan '卜')
  2. verb to divine / to foretell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in the 《尚書》 Book of Documents, 金縢 Metal-bound Coffer: 卜三龜 'divined with the three tortoise-shells' (trans. by Legge 1865; ABC 'bǔ' 卜 bf 1; Guoyu '卜' v 1; Kroll '卜'; NCCED '卜' 1)
  3. proper noun Bu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '卜' n 5)
  4. noun Kangxi radical 25
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Prophesy (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '卜' n 6)
  5. bo bound form a turnip
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食 , Concept: Vegetable 蔬菜
    Notes: (NCCED '卜' bo)
  6. noun a prophesy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '卜')
  7. verb to choose / to select
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'bǔ' 卜 bf 2; Guoyu '卜' v 3; NCCED '卜' 2)
  8. noun an oracle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Someone who practices 问卜 divination (ABC 'bǔ' 卜 bf 4; Guoyu '卜' n 3)
  9. noun the role of an old lady
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In ancient drama (Guoyu '卜' n 4)

Contained in

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  • 卜郊 (卜郊) 四卜郊 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 19
  • 改卜 (改卜) 改卜牛 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 宣公 Lord Xuan — count: 15
  • 卜牛 (卜牛) 改卜牛 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 宣公 Lord Xuan — count: 13
  • 四卜 (四卜) 四卜郊 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 13
  • 三卜 (三卜) 三卜郊不從 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 10
  • 卜偃 (卜偃) 卜偃曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 閔公 Lord Min — count: 7
  • 五卜 (五卜) 五卜郊不從 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 5
  • 卜人 (卜人) 卜人曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 5
  • 卜曰 (卜曰) 卜曰三百年 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 4
  • 违卜 (違卜) 各非敢違卜 — Book of Documents 《尚書》, 商書 盤庚下 Shang Shu - Pan Geng III — count: 4