gin & kerosene (ugly_boy) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Vegan hanzi?

Does this really mean vegan:


? [source]

Somehow I doubt it. As I recall from my Chinese classes vegetarian is someone who eats vegetables, which my dictionary confirms: 吃素的人 [chī sù de rén]. So what does that character mean, if not vegan?

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