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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
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Han character

(radical 53 广+13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 戈弓月手 (INBQ), four-corner 00252)

  1. government office, public office

References

  • KangXi: page 351, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9510
  • Dae Jaweon: page 664, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 905, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+5EE8

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale gaai3, haai6)


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Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 해, revised hae, McCune-Reischauer hae)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin xiè (xie4), Wade-Giles hsieh4)

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