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English Definitionthe eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易经; gossip; gossipy
Simplified Script八卦
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄚ ㄍㄨㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baat3gwaa3
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Word Decomposition
eight; 8
guàdivinatory diagram; one of the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易经; one of the sixty-four divinatory hexagrams of the Book of Changes 易经

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Words With Same Head Word    
八字bāzìthe character 8 or ; birthdate characters used in fortune-telling
八十bāshíeighty; 80
八日bārìeight days; eighth day
八千bāqiāneight thousand; 8000
八岁bāsuìeight years old
Words With Same Tail Word    
卜卦bǔguàto divine using the trigrams; fortune telling
打卦dǎguàto tell somebody's fortune using divinatory trigrams
算卦suànguàfortune telling
变卦biànguàto change one's mind; to go back on one's word
圣经卦shèngjīng guàbibliomancy
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