wén

  1. wén noun writing / text
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: mjun; 文 is synonymous with 文字 in this sense. For example, 書同文字 'Write in Zhou Script' (Records of the Grand Historian, Annals of Qin Shi Huang 《史記‧秦始皇本紀》; CCD '文' 1, 2; Kroll '文' 4b; GHDC 2007 '文' 3).
  2. wén noun Kangxi radical 67
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. wén proper noun Wen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '文' 14)
  4. wén noun lines or grain on an object
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 纹理 in this sense (Kroll '文' 1; GHDC 2007 '文' 1). For example, 虍:虎文也。 'Hū: markings on a tiger.' (Shuo Wen, hū radical 《說文解字‧虍部》)
  5. wén noun culture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 文化 in this sense (CCD '文' 5; Kroll '文' 4a).
  6. wén noun refined writings
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 文言 (CCD '文' 4; Kroll '文' 7)
  7. wén adjective civil / non-military
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 非军事 (CCD '文' 8; GHDC 2007 '文' 10)
  8. wén verb to conceal a fault / gloss over
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 12)
  9. wén foreign wen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used to transliterate foreign names
  10. wén noun ornamentation / adornment
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 花纹 in this sense (Kroll '文' 2; GHDC 2007 '文' 2). For example, 彫:琢文也。 'Diāo: to carve a pattern.' (Shuo Wen, Shān Radical 《說文‧彡部》)
  11. wén verb to ornament / to adorn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '文' 3)
  12. wén noun beautiful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 9; Kroll '文' 5; GHDC 2007 '文' 9)
  13. wén noun a text / a manuscript
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 文章 in this sense (CCD '文' 3; GHDC 2007 '文' 4).
  14. wén noun a group responsible for ritual and music
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC 2007 '文' 5)
  15. wén noun the text of an imperial order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC 2007 '文' 6)
  16. wén noun liberal arts
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Education 教育
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 文科 in this sense (CCD '文' 6)
  17. wén noun a rite / a ritual
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 7)
  18. wén noun a tattoo
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 文身 (CCD '文' 11)
  19. wén noun a classifier for copper coins
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 13)

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