bù a step; a pace; walk

Made up of [ zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77]
Used as component in : shè

Note

A pictogram of a left and right footprint representing a footstep
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses zhǐ component: 齿 chǐ (tooth) cǐ (this) dìng (to set) wǔ (martial) zhèng (correct) zǒu (walk) zú (foot)

Sounds same

bù (no; not)

Different tone

bǔ (divination)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

步步高升 bù bù gāo shēng Congratulation on promotion or a new job
邯郸学步 hán dān xué bù Pompous and pretentious. Trying too hard to impress
五十步笑一百步 wǔ shí bù xiào yī bǎi bù Being complacent about the future. Believing a job is all but done when only half done.
一步登天 yī bù dēng tiān An attempt to achieve a goal all in one go without hard work
一步一个脚印儿 yī bù yī gè jiǎo yìnr Work steadily one step at a time in order to make solid progress

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