電, pronounced as diàn means “lightning /electricity/electric” 13 strokes; 89 most common Chinese word. Simplified Chinese: 电
“Among the hills, when you sit in the cool shade of the white poplars, sharing the peace and serenity of distant fields and meadows – then let your heart say in silence, “God rests in reason.” And when the storm comes, and the mighty wind shakes the forest, and thunder and lightning proclaim the majesty of the sky, – then let your heart say in awe, “God moves in passion. “ ~Khalil Gibran #quote
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“Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil…the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe.” ~ Confucius #quote
電/电 diàn, is the 89 most commonly used Chinese word indexed on p. 105 in 3000 Chinese Character Dictionary.
“…the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe.” Such profound words.