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character / script
       

w

e

n

language, culture, writing


 

character / script
       

a

n

w

e

n

text


white / pure / plain

character / script
       

b

a

i

w

e

n

the text of an annotated book, an unannotated edition of a book, intagliated characters (on a seal)


stele / monument

character / script
       

b

e

i

w

e

n

an inscription on a tablet


plant root / origin

character / script
       

b

e

n

w

e

n

this text, article, the main body of a book


to change / become

character / script
       

b

i

a

n

w

e

n

a popular form of narrative literature flourishing in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) with alternate prose and rhymed parts for recitation and singing (often on Buddhist themes)


submit / turn into

character / script
       

c

h

e

n

g

w

e

n

petition (submitted to a superior)


turn into / succeed

character / script
       

c

h

e

n

g

w

e

n

written, statutory


morals / kindness

character / script
       

d

e

w

e

n

German (language)


very soon

character / script
       

e

w

e

n

Russian (language)


law / method

character / script
       

f

a

w

e

n

French (language)


Buddhist

character / script
       

F

a

n

w

e

n

Sanskrit


public / metric

character / script
       

g

o

n

g

w

e

n

document


ancient

character / script
       

g

u

w

e

n

(n) Classical Chinese writing


splendid / prosperous

character / script
       

H

u

a

w

e

n

Chinese-language


circle/ return

character / script
       

h

u

i

w

e

n

palindrome


ginger

character / script
       

J

i

a

n

g

W

e

n

Jiang Wen


warp / undergo

character / script
       

j

i

n

g

w

e

n

scripture, scriptures


metals

character / script
       

j

i

n

w

e

n

bell-cauldron inscription, bronze inscription


triumphant

character / script
       

K

a

i

w

e

n

Kevin (person name)


course / lesson

character / script
       

k

e

w

e

n

text


discuss / opinion

character / script
       

l

u

n

w

e

n

paper, treatise, thesis


 

character / script
       

L

u

o

w

e

n

Roman Tam (Canto-pop singer)


blind

character / script
       

m

a

n

g

w

e

n

(n) Braille


cheat / senseless

character / script
       

m

e

n

g

w

e

n

Mongolian language


bright / clear / open

character / script
       

m

i

n

g

w

e

n

(laws, rules, etc) state in writing


 

character / script
       

O

u

w

e

n

(n) Erwin


entire / whole

character / script
       

q

u

a

n

w

e

n

entire text


person / human

character / script
       

r

e

n

w

e

n

humanities, letters, humanistic


sun / day

character / script
       

r

i

w

e

n

Japanese (language)


break up / disperse

character / script
       

s

a

n

w

e

n

prose


this

character / script
       

s

i

w

e

n

(adj) refined; polite; gentle; cultured


safe / extreme

character / script
       

t

a

i

w

e

n

Thai (language)


day / sky / heaven

character / script
       

t

i

a

n

w

e

n

astronomy


twig / item / orderly

character / script
       

t

i

a

o

w

e

n

(n) an explanatory article or clause in a document


foreign / in addition

character / script
       

w

a

i

w

e

n

foreign language (written)


character / script

peaceful
       

W

e

n

a

n

Bunnan


character / script

plant root / origin
       

w

e

n

b

e

n

version, text


character / script

section / unit / troops
       

W

e

n

b

u

(N) Wenbu (place in Tibet)


character / script

flourishing
       

W

e

n

c

h

a

n

g

(N) Wenchang (place in Hainan)


character / script

turn into / succeed
       

W

e

n

c

h

e

n

g

(N) Wencheng (place in Zhejiang)


character / script

shelves / grade
       

w

e

n

d

a

n

g

(computer) file


character / script

to climb / publish
       

W

e

n

d

e

n

g

(N) Wendeng (city in Shandong)


character / script

law / method
       

w

e

n

f

a

grammar


character / script

straw / sketch
       

w

e

n

g

a

o

manuscript, article (in newspaper), draft


character / script

change / turn / melt
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

culture, civilization, cultural


character / script

(measure word)
       

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

document, file


character / script

utensil / tool
       

w

e

n

j

u

stationery


character / script

 
       

w

e

n

l

a

i

Brunei


character / script

blind
       

w

e

n

m

a

n

g

illiterate


character / script

bright / clear / open
       

w

e

n

m

i

n

g

civilized, civilization, culture


character / script

to base on
       

w

e

n

p

i

n

g

(n) diploma


character / script

person / human
       

w

e

n

r

e

n

(n) scholar


character / script

mountain / hill
       

W

e

n

s

h

a

n

(N) Wenshan (place in Yunnan)


character / script

book
       

w

e

n

s

h

u

(n) amanuensis


character / script

water
       

W

e

n

s

h

u

i

(N) Wenshui (place in Shanxi)


character / script

thing / matter
       

w

e

n

w

u

cultural relic, historical relic


character / script

to present / offer
       

w

e

n

x

i

a

n

document


character / script

county
       

W

e

n

x

i

a

n

(N) Wen county (county in Gansu)


character / script

auspicious / lucky
       

W

e

n

x

i

a

n

g

Wenxiang


character / script

choose / to elect
       

w

e

n

x

u

a

n

(n) analects, selected works


character / script

to learn / study
       

w

e

n

x

u

e

literature


character / script

proper / correct
       

w

e

n

y

a

elegant, refined


character / script

speech / say
       

w

e

n

y

a

n

(n) Classical Chinese


character / script

skill / art
       

w

e

n

y

i

literature and art


character / script

chapter / section
       

w

e

n

z

h

a

n

g

article, essay


character / script

upright / correct
       

w

e

n

z

h

e

n

g

Bunsho (Japanese era name)


character / script

duty / job
       

w

e

n

z

h

i

civilian, non-military


character / script

govern / rule / treat
       

W

e

n

z

h

i

Bunji


character / script

center / middle
       

W

e

n

z

h

o

n

g

Bunchu (Japanese era)


character / script

kind / type
       

W

e

n

Z

h

o

n

g

Wen Zhong


character / script

word / character
       

w

e

n

z

i

character


prosper / encourage

character / script
       

X

i

n

g

w

e

n

(N) Xingwen (place in Sichuan)


to repair / mend

character / script
       

X

i

u

w

e

n

(N) Xiuwen (place in Guizhou)


flower / hero

character / script
       

Y

i

n

g

w

e

n

English (language)


language / speak

character / script
       

y

u

w

e

n

literature and language


musical sound

character / script
       

y

u

n

w

e

n

verse


mixed / miscellany

character / script
       

z

a

w

e

n

essay


hide / conceal

character / script
       

z

a

n

g

w

e

n

Tibetan language


upright / correct

character / script
       

z

h

e

n

g

w

e

n

main text (as opposed to footnotes), main body (of a book)


center / middle

character / script
       

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

Chinese language


do / make / rise

character / script
       

z

u

o

w

e

n

composition


white / pure / plain

words / remarks

character / script
       

b

a

i

h

u

a

w

e

n

vernacular Chinese


half / semi

character / script

blind
       

b

a

n

w

e

n

m

a

n

g

semiliterate


exceed / go beyond

character / script

plant root / origin
       

c

h

a

o

w

e

n

b

e

n

hypertext


exceed / go beyond

character / script

(measure word)
       

c

h

a

o

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

hypertext


turn into / succeed

character / script

law / method
       

c

h

e

n

g

w

e

n

f

a

statute


high / esteem

character / script

entrance / door / gate
       

c

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

m

e

n

Chongwenmen


high / esteem

character / script

area / classify
       

C

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

q

u

Chongwen District


next / sequence

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

c

i

w

e

n

h

u

a

subculture


extend / attain

you / like that

character / script
       

d

a

e

r

w

e

n

(Charles) Darwin


first

bone / skeleton

character / script
       

j

i

a

g

u

w

e

n

oracle script


land

can / able to / capable

character / script
       

L

u

K

e

w

e

n

Kevin Rudd


horse

to come / arrive

character / script
       

m

a

l

a

i

w

e

n

Malaysian (language)


(surname)

block / check

character / script
       

S

a

k

a

w

e

n

Sacavém


up / higher

next / below

character / script
       

s

h

a

n

g

x

i

a

w

e

n

(textual) context


 

from

character / script
       

S

h

e

n

C

o

n

g

w

e

n

Shen Congwen


revive

bright / splendid

character / script
       

S

u

B

i

n

g

w

e

n

Su Bingwen


day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

t

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

observatory


day / sky / heaven

character / script

to learn / study
       

t

i

a

n

w

e

n

x

u

e

astronomy


picture / map

character / script

wait anxiously
       

T

u

w

e

n

b

a

Toowoomba, Queensland


king / grand

book

character / script
       

W

a

n

g

S

h

u

w

e

n

Wang Shuwen (personal name)


character / script

peaceful

county
       

W

e

n

a

n

x

i

a

n

(N) Wenan county (county in Tianjin)


character / script

summit / hump

press down / town
       

W

e

n

f

e

n

g

z

h

e

n

(N) Wenfengzhen (place in Gansu)


character / script

change / turn / melt

palace / womb
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

g

o

n

g

cultural palace


character / script

converge / collection

report / periodical
       

W

e

n

H

u

i

B

a

o

Wen Wei Po


character / script

 

cross (a river, etc.)
       

W

e

n

J

i

n

D

u

Man Kam To (place in Hong Kong)


character / script

utensil / tool

discuss / merchant
       

w

e

n

j

u

s

h

a

n

g

stationer


character / script

bright / clear / open

change / turn / melt
       

w

e

n

m

i

n

g

h

u

a

civilize


character / script

mountain / hill

area / classify
       

W

e

n

s

h

a

n

q

u

(N) Wenshan (area in Taiwan)


character / script

to present / offer

to learn / study
       

w

e

n

x

i

a

n

x

u

e

Philology, Historical Linguistics


character / script

to learn / study

family / household
       

w

e

n

x

u

e

j

i

a

writer, man of letters


character / script

to learn / study

history
       

w

e

n

x

u

e

s

h

i

history of literature


character / script

speech / say

character / script
       

w

e

n

y

a

n

w

e

n

classical Chinese


character / script

skill / art

reward / admire
       

W

e

n

y

i

s

h

a

n

g

Bungei Prize


character / script

word / character

shelves / grade
       

w

e

n

z

i

d

a

n

g

text file


poplar

character / script

armed forces
       

Y

a

n

g

W

e

n

j

u

n

Yang Wenjun


(a surname)

character / script

Chinese money / first
       

Y

a

o

W

e

n

y

u

a

n

Yao Wenyuan


seal / chop / to print

 

character / script
       

Y

i

n

O

u

w

e

n

Indo-European (language)


(surname)

beautiful

character / script
       

Z

h

e

n

g

L

i

w

e

n

Cheng Li-wen


center / middle

character / script

page (of newspaper)
       

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

b

a

n

Chinese (language) version


owner / host / main

pray

character / script
       

z

h

u

d

a

o

w

e

n

Lord's Prayer


 

to pull / drag

eldest uncle (father side)

character / script
       

A

l

a

b

o

w

e

n

Arabic (language)


compare / compete

compare

character / script

to learn / study
       

b

i

j

i

a

o

w

e

n

x

u

e

comparative literature


table / outside

meaning / wish

character / script

word / character
       

b

i

a

o

y

i

w

e

n

z

i

ideograph, ideographical writing system


not / negative

turn into / succeed

character / script

law / method
       

b

u

c

h

e

n

g

w

e

n

f

a

unwritten law


not / negative

name / describe

1 / one / single

character / script
       

b

u

m

i

n

g

y

i

w

e

n

without a penny to one's name, penniless, stony-broke


soil / land

foreign / in addition

character / script

bright / clear / open
       

d

i

w

a

i

w

e

n

m

i

n

g

spacefaring


electricity

 

character / script

(measure word)
       

d

i

a

n

z

i

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

electronic document


numerous

body / form

center / middle

character / script
       

f

a

n

t

i

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

traditional character Chinese


high / tall

level / rank

character / script

to base on
       

G

a

o

j

i

w

e

n

p

i

n

g

higher diploma


shut / involve

supreme being

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

G

u

a

n

d

i

W

e

n

h

u

a

Kuan Tai culture


simple / brief

body / form

center / middle

character / script
       

j

i

a

n

t

i

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

simplified character Chinese


add / plus

character / script

receive / enjoy / pay

bridge
       

J

i

a

w

e

n

n

a

q

i

a

o

Cavenagh Bridge


machine / occasion

dense / thick

character / script

(measure word)
       

j

i

m

i

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

secret document


course / lesson

character / script

open / start

to act / change
       

k

e

w

e

n

q

i

d

o

n

g

text priming


two / both sides

level / rank

character / script

law / method
       

l

i

a

n

g

j

i

w

e

n

f

a

two-level grammar


dragon / imperial

mountain / hill

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

L

o

n

g

s

h

a

n

w

e

n

h

u

a

Longshan culture


bright / clear / open

character / script

regulation / plan

to decide / fix / calm
       

m

i

n

g

w

e

n

g

u

i

d

i

n

g

expressly stipulated (in writing)


friend

can / able to / capable

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

p

e

n

g

k

e

w

e

n

h

u

a

punk subculture


put together

sound / news

character / script

word / character
       

p

i

n

y

i

n

w

e

n

z

i

alphabet


shallow / simple

layer

character / script

word / character
       

q

i

a

n

c

e

n

g

w

e

n

z

i

shallow orthography


entire / whole

character / script

check up / inspect

large rope / demand
       

q

u

a

n

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

s

u

o

full text search


person / human

character / script

agency / society

department
       

r

e

n

w

e

n

s

h

e

k

e

(abbr.) humanities and social sciences


person / human

character / script

owner / host / main

justice
       

r

e

n

w

e

n

z

h

u

y

i

humanism


wound

mark / trace

character / script

to learn / study
       

s

h

a

n

g

h

e

n

w

e

n

x

u

e

scar literature


sand / powder

character / script

owner / host / main

justice
       

s

h

a

w

e

n

z

h

u

y

i

chauvinism


deep / profound

layer

character / script

word / character
       

s

h

e

n

c

e

n

g

w

e

n

z

i

deep orthography


history

base of a fruit

character / script

this
       

S

h

i

d

i

w

e

n

s

i

Stephens (person name)


day / sky / heaven

character / script

bill / list / single

place / location
       

t

i

a

n

w

e

n

d

a

n

w

e

i

astronomical unit


day / sky / heaven

character / script

to learn / study

family / household
       

t

i

a

n

w

e

n

x

u

e

j

i

a

astronomer


character / script

to decide / fix / calm

king / grand

behind / back / rear
       

W

e

n

d

i

n

g

w

a

n

g

h

o

u

Queen Munjeong


character / script

house / room

4 / four

treasure / precious
       

w

e

n

f

a

n

g

s

i

b

a

o

four treasures of the study


character / script

wind

not / negative

to act / change
       

w

e

n

f

e

n

g

b

u

d

o

n

g

(adj) absolutely still


character / script

change / turn / melt

pass on / spread

connected / unite / all
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

c

h

u

a

n

t

o

n

g

cultural tradition


character / script

change / turn / melt

lose / omit

give birth to / property
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

y

i

c

h

a

n

cultural heritage


character / script

change / turn / melt

hinder / obstruct

obstruct
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

z

h

a

n

g

a

i

cultural barrier


character / script

(measure word)

measure / standard

style / pattern
       

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

g

e

s

h

i

file format


character / script

book

place

texture / logic
       

w

e

n

s

h

u

c

h

u

l

i

word processing


character / script

to learn / study

abundant / gain

scholar
       

w

e

n

x

u

e

b

o

s

h

i

Doctor of Letters


character / script

skill / art

duplicate / complex

prosper / encourage
       

W

e

n

y

i

f

u

x

i

n

g

Renaissance


warm / review

look up / examine

character / script

bright / clear / open
       

W

e

n

c

h

a

w

e

n

m

i

n

g

Vinca culture


elephant / resemble

form / shape

character / script

word / character
       

x

i

a

n

g

x

i

n

g

w

e

n

z

i

pictogram


west

team / squad

tooth

character / script
       

x

i

b

a

n

y

a

w

e

n

Spanish (language)


hope / scarce

eldest uncle (father side)

 

character / script
       

x

i

b

o

l

a

i

w

e

n

Hebrew (language)


 

form / shape

character / script

word / character
       

x

i

e

x

i

n

g

w

e

n

z

i

cuneiform (Babylonian script)


west

square / power

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

x

i

f

a

n

g

w

e

n

h

u

a

Western culture


talk / narrate

sharp / advantage

inferior

character / script
       

x

u

l

i

y

a

w

e

n

Syriac (language)


language / speak

character / script

old / aged

teacher
       

y

u

w

e

n

l

a

o

s

h

i

language and literature teacher


center / middle

country

character / script

to learn / study
       

Z

h

o

n

g

g

u

o

w

e

n

x

u

e

Chinese literature


center / middle

character / script

wide / vast / expand

broadcast / sow / seed
       

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

g

u

a

n

g

b

o

Chinese (language) broadcast


wait anxiously

multitude

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

B

a

l

i

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Paris Observatory


wait anxiously

character / script

morals / kindness

king / grand

court / facing
       

B

a

w

e

n

d

e

w

a

n

g

c

h

a

o

Bavand Dynasty


extend / attain

character / script

west

dense / thick

indicate a number
       

D

a

w

e

n

x

i

M

i

m

a

The Da Vinci Code (Taiwanese Translation)


brother (elder)

special / especially

next / sequence

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

g

e

t

e

c

i

w

e

n

h

u

a

goth subculture


sea / ocean

ear / on sides

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

H

a

i

e

r

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Hale Observatories


sharp / advantage

can / able to / capable

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

L

i

k

e

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Lick Observatory


this

river in Shaanxi

character / script

Buddhist nun

inferior
       

s

i

l

u

o

w

e

n

n

i

y

a

Slovenia


character / script

change / turn / melt

big / large

leather / transform

life / fate / destiny
       

W

e

n

h

u

a

D

a

g

e

m

i

n

g

Cultural Revolution


character / script

change / turn / melt

 

to hand over

to flow / wandering
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

d

e

j

i

a

o

l

i

u

cultural exchange


character / script

change / turn / melt

agency / society

assemble / meeting

to learn / study
       

w

e

n

h

u

a

s

h

e

h

u

i

x

u

e

sociology of culture


character / script

(measure word)

clothes / convinced

 

utensil / organ
       

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

f

u

w

u

q

i

file server


5 / five

twig / item / orderly

imperial / resist

vow / pledge

character / script
       

W

u

t

i

a

o

y

u

s

h

i

w

e

n

Charter Oath


center / middle

character / script

transport

enter / join

law / method
       

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

s

h

u

r

u

f

a

Chinese input methods for computers


handkerchief

lucky

receive / enjoy / pay

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

P

a

r

u

i

n

a

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Paranal Observatory


person / human

character / script

agency / society

assemble / meeting

to learn / study

department
       

r

e

n

w

e

n

s

h

e

h

u

i

x

u

e

k

e

humanities and social sciences


history

all / both

splendid / prosperous

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

S

h

i

d

o

u

h

u

a

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Steward Observatory


fragrant / scented

port / harbour

character / script

change / turn / melt

center / middle

heart
       

X

i

a

n

g

g

a

n

g

W

e

n

h

u

a

Z

h

o

n

g

x

i

n

Hong Kong Cultural Centre


fragrant / scented

port / harbour

center / middle

character / script

big / large

to learn / study
       

X

i

a

n

g

G

a

n

g

Z

h

o

n

g

w

e

n

D

a

x

u

e

Chinese University of Hong Kong


leaf / foliage

triumphant

scholar

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

Y

e

k

a

i

s

h

i

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Yerkes Observatory


purple / violet

metals

mountain / hill

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

Z

i

j

i

n

s

h

a

n

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Purple Mountain Observatory


exceed / go beyond

character / script

plant root / origin

mark / sign

remember / record

language / speak

speech / say
       

c

h

a

o

w

e

n

b

e

n

b

i

a

o

j

i

y

u

y

a

n

hypertext markup language, HTML


exceed / go beyond

character / script

plant root / origin

pass on / spread

transport

common / assist

to decide / fix / calm
       

c

h

a

o

w

e

n

b

e

n

c

h

u

a

n

s

h

u

x

i

e

d

i

n

g

hypertext transfer protocol, HTTP


exceed / go beyond

character / script

(measure word)

pass on / spread

transport

common / assist

to decide / fix / calm
       

c

h

a

o

w

e

n

j

i

a

n

c

h

u

a

n

s

h

u

x

i

e

d

i

n

g

hypertext transfer protocol, HTTP


country

border / edge

character / script

pass on / spread

open up / through

interrogate / message

agency / society
       

g

u

o

j

i

w

e

n

c

h

u

a

n

t

o

n

g

x

u

n

s

h

e

Interfax News Agency


breathe out

 

big / large

to learn / study

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

H

a

f

o

D

a

x

u

e

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

Harvard College Observatory


wheat / barley

can / able to / capable

the Dynasty (618-907)

receive / enjoy / pay

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

M

a

i

k

e

t

a

n

g

n

a

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

McDonald Observatory


beautiful

country

sea / ocean

armed forces

day / sky / heaven

character / script

platform / stage
       

M

e

i

g

u

o

H

a

i

j

u

n

T

i

a

n

w

e

n

t

a

i

United States Naval Observatory


character / script

 

extend / attain

stupid / rough / rude

(surname)

orchid

country
       

W

e

n

l

a

i

D

a

l

u

s

a

l

a

n

g

u

o

Brunei Darussalam


center / middle

lifetime / era

discipline / era

drink

eat / meal

character / script

change / turn / melt
       

z

h

o

n

g

s

h

i

j

i

y

i

n

s

h

i

w

e

n

h

u

a

medieval cuisine
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