卦 - Dong Chinese dictionary

guà

fortune telling

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
卜 meaning component

  Meaning component

bo

  

fortune telling

圭 sound component

  Sound component

guī

  

jade pointed at top

Evolution

卦 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
卦 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
卦 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
卦 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
卦 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

guà

fortune telling; tell fortunes; divinatory diagram; one of the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yì​jīng]; one of the sixty-four divinatory hexagrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yì​jīng]

Most common words with 卦
Freq.
Word
Meaning

八卦

gossip

divinatory diagram

变卦

to change one's mind

算卦

fortune telling

八卦阵

eight-trigram battle array

Component uses

Sound component in 2 characters