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Zhōng wén Chinese language
wén literature and language / (PRC) Chinese (as a school subject)
wén yán wén Classical Chinese writing
Huá wén Chinese language / Chinese script
wén old language / the Classics / Classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose / Classical Chinese as a school subject
jiǎ wén oracle script / oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
Hàn wén Chinese written language / Chinese literature esp. as taught abroad
Cài Yīng wén Tsai Ing-wen (1956-), Taiwanese DPP politician, president of the Republic of China from 2016
liù shū Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 会意 (combined ideogram), 形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 转注 (transfer)
Sūn Wén the original name of 孙中山, Dr Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), first president of the Republic of China and co-founder of the Guomintang 国民党
Shì Hu Shi (1891-1962), original proponent of writing in colloquial Chinese 白话文
Jiāng Wén Jiang Wen (1963-), sixth generation Chinese movie director
shí wén early form of Chinese characters inscribed in stone, a precursor of the small seal 小篆
zhōng dǐng wén bell-cauldron script / the 籀文 form of Chinese character used in metal inscriptions
chū wén archaic (and simpler) form of a Chinese character
chóng wén repetitious passage / multiple variants of Chinese characters

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