bu3
= bu + Ø3
to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose
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The voodoo bear

It's a great leap for humanity: Bruno Bear is going to forecast the future with his voodoo staff! Bruno Bear resembles the pronunciation start "bu", and there are surprisingly few characters having this pronunciation. You can see them by clicking on the "bu" part of the pronunciation shown below.


Composition: 卜 = 丨 + 丶

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

is not part of the HSK.

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

bu

"bu" is for Bruno Bear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
b

Beelzebub - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
o5

On Olavinlinna Castle's roof - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


zhan1

bu3
to divine

hong2

luo2

bo5
carrot / radish

hu2

luo2

bo5

su4
carotene

yi4

bu3

sheng1
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist, author of Doll's House 玩偶之家

a1

bu3

du4

la1
Abdullah (name)

hu2

luo2

bo5
carrot

ji2

bu3

sai4
gypsy (may refer to Roma people, or to Bohemian lifestyle)

luo2

bo5
radish (Raphanus sativus), esp. white radish 白蘿蔔|白萝卜[bai2 luo2 bo5] / CL:條|条[tiao2]

bai2

luo2

bo5
white radish / daikon / Raphanus sativus longipinnatus

bu3

zhou4

bu3

ye4
day and night (to toil, to abandon oneself to pleasure etc)

bu3

jia3
oracle tortoise shell

bu3

shi4
divination

bu3

ke4
divination / fortune telling

bu3

ci2
oracle inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) on tortoiseshells or animal bones

bu3

gu3
oracle bone / bone used for divination, esp. animal scapula

ji2

bu3

li4

gong1

zuo4

shi4
Studio Ghibli, Japanese film studio

da4

luo2

bo5
see 白蘿蔔|白萝卜[bai2 luo2 bo5]

xiao3

hong2

luo2

bo5
summer radish (the small red kind)

xin1

li5

mei3

luo2

bo5
Chinese roseheart radish (shinrimei radish), green on the outside, purple-red on the inside, a favorite Beijing vegetable

la1

bu3

leng4

si4
Labrang monastery, Tibetan: bLa-brang bkra-shis-'khyil, in Xiahe county 夏河縣|夏河县[Xia4 he2 xian4], Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Gansu, formerly Amdo province of Tibet

yi4

bu3

la1

xin1
Ibrahim (name) / Arabic and Islamic version of Abraham 亞伯拉罕|亚伯拉罕

wei4

bu3
not foreseen / unpredictable / not on the cards

wei4

bu3

xian1

zhi1
predictable / sth one can predict without being a clairvoyant

li3

bo5

ke4

nei4
西
xi1
Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826-1900), political activist and founding member of the German Socialist Party SPD

hang2

zhou1

luo2

bo5

shao4

xing1

zhong4
Hangzhou turnip transplanted from Shaoxing

mei2

bu3
to choose officials by divination (archaic) / to practice divination without a definite question

ying1

tao2

luo2

bo5
summer radish (the small red kind)

shui3

luo2

bo5
summer radish (the small red kind)

kong1

xin1

luo2

bo5
useless person

hua1

xin1

da4

luo2

bo5
(coll.) womanizer / skirt-chaser

luo2

bo5

bai2

cai4

,

ge4

you3

suo3

ai4
one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom) / to each his own

luo2

bo5

gao1
fried radish cake (a type of dim sum, commonly called "turnip cake")

luo2

bo5

qing1

cai4

,

ge4

you3

suo3

ai4
see 蘿蔔白菜,各有所愛|萝卜白菜,各有所爱[luo2 bo5 bai2 cai4 , ge4 you3 suo3 ai4]

mai4

bu3
to do trade as a fortune teller

yi1

ge4

luo2

bo5

yi1

ge4

keng1
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

yi1

bu3
medicine and divination

ye3

hu2

luo2

bo5
carrot (Daucus carota)

yu4

bu3
to foretell / to predict

dou1

bu3

le4
variant of 多普勒[Duo1 pu3 le4]

qian2

tu2

wei4

bu3
hanging in the balance / the future is hard to forecast / ¿Qué serà? / who knows what the future holds?

There are no example sentences for this character.

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