Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 薄



meager, slight, weak, belittle, to look down on


bó, báo, bò


Top: plant , below: extensive 溥 (The water announces that it is extensively widespread) [announce = right now with a skillful hand , cf.搏])


When plants are in the water they stay right now and despite skillful hands: meager and weak.


grass, plant
to announce(.. just now and with a skillful hand )
skillful hand(Image of a hand forearm and pulse . It was originally also the distance of one inch (Length: 1 ts'wun = 3.72 cm) from the hand's palm to the pulse. This also stood for a small amount. In the mnemonic, it is used as "skillful hand".)
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薄膜 bó mó membrane; film
薄暮 bó mù dusk; twilight

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