愛字中间一个屌 Chinese Character “Love” Has a … in Middle

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

原来爱字中间是一个屌呀?怎么看也像。

Chinese character love
Chinese character “love”. 愛. The middle is pictogram of something very virile.
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Ancient Heart = Penis?

It appears, it's simply a stylized “heart”. That is, the character for “heart” itself looks like a penis.

Chinese character heart
Chinese character “heart” 心

does this mean the ancient consider heart to be a penis?

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