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The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy—yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.
Nelson Algren
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Han character

(radical 148 +14, 21 strokes, cangjie input 心人弓月土 (PONBG), 心人弓月手 (PONBQ), four-corner 27227)

References

  • KangXi: page 1145, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35185
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1612, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3934, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+89FA

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale yi4)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin yàn (yan4), (yi2), yín (yin2), Wade-Giles yen4, i2, yin2)

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