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卜 means 'divining rod'

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Strokes : 2    Radical number: 25    Frequency: 2818   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-8    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 16 words   Used in 47 names   Component in 223 kanji (23 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
On    ボク
Kun    うらな   うらない
Name    うら
  
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卜 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 卜 is used 15 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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ボク : 10 words FIND ALL
3
suru verb - special class
to tell (a person's) fortune; to divine; to fix; to choose
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ボク (read as ぼっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
1
choosing a homesite by divination
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うらない : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 占い
noun
fortune-telling; divination
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うらな : 1 word FIND ALL
3
Most common form: 占う
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to tell someone's fortune; to forecast; to predict; to divine
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Most common form:
noun
fortune-telling; divination  (see also: 占い; archaic)
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An additional ボク less common words include 卜 but the reading has not yet been categorized.

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divining rod
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