bǔ divination; prophesy

Note

Probably denotes a crack on a tortoiseshell that was used for divination
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 25 used in: wài (outside) ; zhuō (table) ; zhān (to observe)

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Different tone

bù (no; not) bù (a step)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 卜
Stroke order for character 卜, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

萝卜白菜,各有所爱 luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài Everyone has their own preferences
Peony

Peony

Culture

The peony is a frequent art motif in China. It is considered one of the best flowers of Spring and was much loved by Empress Wu Zetian.
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