仆 - Dong Chinese dictionary

to fall forward

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
亻 meaning component

  Meaning component

rén

  

person

is a component form of .

卜 sound component

  Sound component

bo

  

fortune telling

Evolution

仆 Seal script Chu (Warring States: 475-221 BC)

Seal script

Chu (Warring States: 475-221 BC)
仆 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
仆 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

to fall forward; to fall prostrate

() 

slave, servant, I; servant

Most common words with 仆
Freq.
Word
Meaning

仆人

servant

女仆

drudge

to fall forward

公仆

public servant

风尘仆仆

fig. travel-worn