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The Chinese word wen - 文 - wén
(writing in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

wén

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English translations

writing, literature, civilian, civil, culture, character,
composition, elegant, refined

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Chinese characters  ( wen / wén ) with pronunciation (English translation: writing )
The traditional Chinese characters of wén are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

stationery  |  article
文 ( wen / wén ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 74)
Chinese example words containing the character 文 ( wen / wén )
布埃纳文图拉 ( Bù āi nà wén tú lā = Buenaventura ), 公文包 ( gōngwénbāo = briefcase ), 考文垂 ( Kăo wén chuí = Coventry ), 课文 ( kèwén = lesson text ), 散文 ( sănwén = prose ), 天文 ( tiānwén = astronomy ), 天文学 ( tiānwénxué = astronomy ), 文本 ( wénbĕn = text ), 文化 ( wénhuà = culture ), 文件 ( wénjiàn = file ), 文件夹 ( wénjiànjiā = folder ), 文具 ( wénjù = stationery ), 文胸 ( wénxiōng = bra ), 文学 ( wénxué = literature ), 文学家 ( wénxuéjiā = writer ), 文艺 ( wényì = literature and art ), 文章 ( wénzhāng = writings ),
Other characters that are pronounced wén in Chinese
More words that mean literature in Chinese
wénxué ( 文学 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
This Chinese-English dictionary is currently under development.

 
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