n.divine; tell fortune; practice divination
pray to gods and consult the oracle
Survival or death remains unknown.
Victory or defeat can be foretold.
v.fmlselect; choose (a place)
choose a dwelling place
select an auspicious day
n.divination; fortune telling
Words and phrases with 卜
- 卜夜卜昼[word]day and night
- 卜骨[word]oracle bone
- 卜宅[word]decide on the site for a house by divining
- 卜课[word]divine by using figures, tossing coins, etc.
- 卜邻[word]select one's neighbourhood
- 卜筮[word]tell fortune by tortoise shell or straw
- 卜筑[word]select a place to build one's house
- 卜问[word]divine by asking questions
- 卜居[word]choose a dwelling place to live
- 卜昼卜夜[idiom]day and night without cease