Meaning of 卜

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(Trad.: 蔔)
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  • Pinyin: bo

    English Definition: see 萝卜
    Example Words:
    萝卜 [ luó bo ]: radish (Raphanus sativus), esp. white radish 白萝卜
    胡萝卜 [ luó bo ]: carrot
    一个萝卜一个坑 [ luó bo kēng ]: lit. every turnip to its hole (idiom); fig. each person has his own position; each to his own; horses for courses; every kettle has its lid
    卜卜米 [ bo bo ]: Rice Krispies
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: surname Bu; to divine; to forecast or estimate; (of a place to live etc) to choose
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    前途未卜 [ qián wèi ]: hanging in the balance; the future is hard to forecast; ¿Qué serà?; who knows what the future holds?
    卜占 [ zhān ]: to divine; to prophecy; to foretell the future
    卜卦 [ guà ]: to divine using the trigrams; fortune telling
    卜问 [ wèn ]: to predict by divining; to look into the future
    卜宅 [ zhái ]: to choose a capital by divination; to choose a home; to choose one's burial place by divination
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