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Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.
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Han character

(radical 149 +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜口戈竹尸 (YRIHS), four-corner 03650)

  1. sincere, honest
  2. true, real

References

  • KangXi: page 1163, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35497
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1628, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3963, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8AA0

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale sing4)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 6 kanji)

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Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 성, revised seong, McCune-Reischauer sŏng, Yale seng)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified 诚, pinyin chéng (cheng2), Wade-Giles ch'eng2)

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