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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *开* | 开* | *开
to open / to start / to turn on / to boil / to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc) / to operate (a vehicle) / carat (gold) / abbr. for Kelvin, 開爾文|开尔文 / abbr. for 開本|开本, book format
HSK 1
Chinese language
HSK 3
paper / treatise / thesis / CL: / to discuss a paper or thesis (old)
HSK 5
astronomy
HSK 6
prose / essay
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *文* | 文* | *文
surname Wen
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *文* | 文* | *文
language / culture / writing / formal / literary / gentle / (old) classifier for coins / Kangxi radical 67
English (language)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *转* | 转* | *转
literature and language / (PRC) Chinese (as a school subject)
humanities / human affairs / culture
entire text / full text
to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration) / to turn back the clock / neoclassical school during Tang and Song associated with classical writing 古文 / retro (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s)
translated text
main text (as opposed to footnotes) / main body (of a book)
foreign language (written)
to write an essay / composition (student essay) / CL:
this text / article / the main body of a book
original text
Japanese (language)
to issue a document / document issued by an authority / outgoing messages / (Internet) to post an article online
document
poetry and literature
to solicit articles, essays or pieces of literature (on a subject or in commemoration of an event)
(textual) context
text / CL:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *梵* | 梵* | *梵
abbr. for 梵教 Brahmanism / abbr. for Sanskrit 梵語|梵语 or 梵文 / abbr. for 梵蒂岡|梵蒂冈, the Vatican
Classical Chinese writing
a dissertation / a PhD thesis
official written ruling in response to a submission / official approval in writing
Charles Darwin (1809-1882), British biologist and author of "On the Origin of Species" 物種起源|物种起源 / Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory (Australia) 北領地|北领地
Longman (name)
Kevin (person name)
hangul, Korean phonetic alphabet / Korean written language
inscription
quotation / citation
preceding part of the text
advertorial
hydrology
Chinese language / Chinese script
Xingwen county in Yibin 宜賓|宜宾, Sichuan
German (language)
the original name of 孫中山|孙中山, Dr Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), first president of the Republic of China and co-founder of the Guomintang 國民黨|国民党
old language / the Classics / Classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose / Classical Chinese as a school subject
narrative writing / written narration
oracle script / oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
refined / educate / cultured / intellectual / polite / gentle
Steven, Stephen (name)
Chinese written language / Chinese literature esp. as taught abroad
writing style (formal) / to send an official written communication
Roman Tam (1949-), Canto-pop singer
French language
genteel
Sanskrit
Russian language
applied writing / writing for practical purposes (business letters, advertising etc)
Tibetan script / Tibetan written language / Tibetan language
written / statutory
clause / explanatory section in a document
worthless (idiom) / no use whatsoever
Owen (name) / Erwin (name) / Irvine, California
convoluted / elaborate formalities
Mongolian language
essay
writings in the vernacular
Spanish (language)
a branch of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people / two-character surname Yuwen
Tsai Ing-wen (1956-), Taiwanese DPP politician, president of the Republic of China from 2016
Steven (name) / Simon Stevin (1548-1620), Flemish engineer and mathematician, played a key role in introducing the decimal system to Europe
scripture / scriptures / CL:
to state in writing (laws, rules etc)
Jianwen Emperor, reign name of second Ming Emperor Zhu Yunwen 朱允炆 (1377-1402), reigned 1398-1402
to write an article
Arabic (language & writing)
Xiuwen county in Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳, Guizhou
Longwen district of Zhangzhou city 漳州市, Fujian
tweet (on Twitter) / (HK, Tw) to "bump" a forum thread to raise its profile / to reply to original poster (or recommend a post) on PTT bulletin board
Greek literature
Kuiwen district of Weifang city 濰坊市|潍坊市, Shandong
Shen Congwen (1902-1988), novelist
paired phrases (poetic device)
inscription in bronze / bell-cauldron inscription
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)
(Tw) advertorial
first line of the Thousand Character Classic 千字文
Hu Shi (1891-1962), original proponent of writing in colloquial Chinese 白話文|白话文
Spanish / Western language / foreign languages (in Qing times)
Lord Kelvin 1824-1907, British physicist (William Thomson) / Kelvin (temperature scale)
official communication (between gov. offices of equal rank) / report delivered by the head of gov. on affairs of state
Portuguese (language)
Korean written language
Malaysian language
Thai (language)
Jiang Wen (1963-), sixth generation Chinese movie director
a single penny / a single cent
Richmond (place name or surname)
Kevin Rudd (1957-), Australian politician, proficient in Mandarin, prime minister 2007-2010 and 2013
Manchurian written language
Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青, Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋, Yao Wenyuan 姚文元, Wang Hongwen 王洪文, who served as scapegoats for the excesses of the cultural revolution

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