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    wén     writing / text

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Grammar: Noun
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).
Topic: Classical Chinese

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