占卜

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Chinese[edit]

to divine to divine; foretell; turnip
simp. and trad.
(占卜)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

占卜

  1. augury, divination, fortune-telling, scrying
  2. Alternate for 卜占 (bǔzhān): augury, divination, fortune-telling, scrying

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

占卜

  1. to divine, practice divination

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
ぼく
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Sinitic. Date of borrowing unknown. Compare modern Chinese 占卜 (zhānbǔ, zhànbǔ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

占卜 (hiragana せんぼく, romaji senboku)

  1. Alternate for 卜占 (bokusen): augury, divination, fortune-telling