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How to translate character on image below?

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禄, salary/happiness. –  Stan Jun 21 at 17:03
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The character 祿 has two meanings:

  1. Good fortunes.
  2. Government salary (in the imperial Chinese government).

Which one you'd want to translate it to depends on the context.

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I wouldn't imagine it's the second one though... –  user3306356 Jun 22 at 23:52
    
@user3306356 it still comes up in good wishes and sayings regarding rewards, raises, etc; e.g. 利祿薰心 and 無功不受祿 –  Semaphore Jun 23 at 6:09
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