Meaning of 诡

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(Trad.: 詭)
Pinyin: guǐ
English Definition: sly; crafty; weird; bizarre; contradictory; inconsistent
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ wēi ] dangerous, precarious; high
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Example Words
诡秘 guǐ secretive; furtive; surreptitious
诡计 guǐ trick; ruse; crafty scheme
诡谲 guǐ jué weird; sly; treacherous
诡辩 guǐ biàn specious arguments; sophistry
阴谋诡计 yīn móu guǐ crafty plots and machinations (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Meditating monkeys, a dove, voting for Coca-Cola, or a horse, laughing in the unique horse-way - you can find these at the photographs below, and we bet they will bring a smile onto your face.
Indeed the paradox is that what you term as 'Power' is often the polar opposite of love.
But we can't know this without knowing what the information is. But once you've learnt the information you can't unlearn it.
What strikes me as paradoxical is that, notwithstanding this negative bias, we as a society remain fascinated by the gilded life.
The catch is: the decision is not just for the planet today and its present generations, it is also for the planet and generations to come.