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Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
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Han character

(radical 149 +16, 23 strokes, cangjie input 卜口廿中火 (YRTLF), four-corner 04631)

  1. a feast, banquet
  2. to entertain, feast

References

  • KangXi: page 1186, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36121
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1650, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4030, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+8B8C

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Hanzi

(Yale yin3)


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Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 연, revised yeon, McCune-Reischauer yŏn, Yale yen)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin chàn (chan4), yàn (yan4), Wade-Giles ch'an4, yen4)

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