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吊诡
Simplified 吊诡
Traditional 弔詭
Pin Yin
diao4 gui3
English
  • bizarre
  • paradoxical
  • a paradox (from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
Examples:
1. 与此同时,课程亦会指出父权教育制度中的种种抗拒模式以至吊诡
At the same time, it will also try to bring out the various modes of resistance and hence paradoxes within education under patriarchy.
2. 清代社会弥漫的抢孀逼嫁、拐卖之风,与寡妇守节之「困境」间,实存在互为循环的吊诡
Forced remarriage, the sale of widows, and the difficulties of widow chastity were components of paradoxical interactive cycle in Qing society.
3. 论文最后将重新回到声音做为一个非物质性、具形体的存在样态,如何被手机「形」而声音可能带来的惊怖,如何经由手机的造型设计与「能嬉」品符号的再现系统而被转换,并带出手机在「质性拜物」「物质性拜物」的吊诡,以及符号伤身、身与化为分身的各种可能。
It finally returns to the mobile phone as a commodity fetishism of both immateriality and materiality through which the disembodied, uncanny voice is not only embodied but also coded as chic in a fashion sign system.
4. 十分吊诡地是他越是想快点完成,他花的时间似乎却越来越长。
Paradoxically enough, the faster he tried to finish, the longer it seemed to take him.
5. 上世纪90年代初,多数商业公司因为要远离原所在地的犯罪高潮而搬迁到北郊,吊诡之处在于,房地产开发商将他们遗弃的破楼改造成了时尚公寓街区,而房价也一路上涨。
The catch is that property developers are turning the decrepit buildings, abandoned when most businesses fled a crime-wave for the northern suburbs in the early 1990s, into swanky apartment blocks, and property prices have been rocketing.
6. 近代启蒙的宿命告诉我们,20世纪中国现代性的演进无时不充满着吊诡
The modern enlightened fatalism tells us that the evolution of the modernity appeared in the 20th century is a dilemma at no time.
7. 吊诡矜奇
Try to be novel for effect