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wén Wén

  1. wén noun writing / text
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. Wén proper noun Wen
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '文' 14)
  4. wén noun lines or grain on an object
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 文化 in this sense (CCD '文' 5; Kroll '文' 4a).
  6. wén noun refined writings
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 文言 (CCD '文' 4; Kroll '文' 7)
  7. wén adjective civil / non-military
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 12)
  9. wén foreign wen
    Domain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used to transliterate foreign names
  10. wén noun ornamentation / adornment
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '文' 3)
  12. wén noun beautiful
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 9; Kroll '文' 5; GHDC 2007 '文' 9)
  13. wén noun a text / a manuscript
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC 2007 '文' 5)
  15. wén noun the text of an imperial order
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC 2007 '文' 6)
  16. wén noun liberal arts
    Domain: Education 教育
    Notes: 文 is synonymous with 文科 in this sense (CCD '文' 6)
  17. wén noun a rite / a ritual
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 7)
  18. wén noun a tattoo
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 文身 (CCD '文' 11)
  19. wén noun a classifier for copper coins
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '文' 13)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 54
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孟嘗君列傳》 Biography of Lord Mengchang 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 20
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V 19
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《鄭世家》 House of Zheng 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張釋之馮唐列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Shizhi and Feng Tang 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
文仲 文仲 臧文仲居蔡 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
文子何以 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
將軍庶几 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
恭敬 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《馬蹄》 Horses's Hoofs in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋魚》 Explanation of Fish in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
終於 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
名曰 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 16
號曰 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
鳥獸 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 8
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1