扑 - Dong Chinese dictionary

pound

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

Components
扌 meaning component

  Meaning component

shoushǒu

  

hand

is a component form of .

卜 sound component

  Sound component

bo

  

fortune telling

Evolution

扑 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
扑 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
扑 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
扑 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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pound, beat, strike; attack; to throw oneself at; to pounce on; to devote one's energies; to flap; to flutter; to dab; to pat; to bend over

Most common words with 扑
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to flap

扑克

playing cards

扑灭

to eradicate

扑克牌

poker (card game)

扑救

firefighting