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  *闻* | 闻* | *闻
surname Wen
  *闻* | 闻* | *闻
to hear / news / well-known / famous / reputation / fame / to smell / to sniff at
well-known / famous / renowned / eminent
to smell / to sniff sth out / to perceive by smelling
Wenxi county in Yuncheng 運城|运城, Shanxi
Wenxi county in Yuncheng 運城|运城, Shanxi
famous person
to have heard what was said
hear the wind and lose gall (idiom); terror-stricken at the news
to be famous far and wide (idiom)
Wen Yiduo (1899-1946), poet and patriotic fighter, executed by Guomindang in Kunming
to receive news (of)
unheard of / an extremely rare and unprecedented event
illustrious and influential / well-known
to smell / to hear / knowledge / information
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything / a word to the wise
to start practicing at the first crow of the cock (idiom) / to be diligent in one's studies
to respond instantly / to act at once on hearing the news
to identify by smell / to detect a scent / to sniff out
to smell of sth / to smell like sth
(TCM) auscultation and smelling, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊
to accept criticism gladly (humble expr.) / to be happy when one's errors are pointed out
knowing sb by their reputation can't compare to meeting them in person (idiom)
to hear (about sth)
to flee at hearing the news (idiom)

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