賭 - Dong Chinese dictionary

bet

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
貝 meaning component

  Meaning component

bèi

  

sea shell

者 sound component

  Sound component

zhě

  

one who...

Evolution

賭 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
賭 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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bet, gamble, wager; compete; to bet; to gamble

Most common words with 賭
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to bet

赌博

to gamble

打赌

to bet

赌场

casino

赌注

stake (in a gamble)