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gǔwén old language
the Classics
classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose
classical Chinese as a school subject

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        gǔguài, eccentric/grotesque/oddly/queer
        Gǔ/gǔ, surname Gu, ancient/old/paleo-
        Gǔbā, Cuba
        gǔlǎo, ancient/old/age-old
        gǔdǒng, curio/antique
        gǔdài, ancient times/olden times
        
        gǔdiǎn, classical
        gǔrén, people from ancient times/the ancients/the late (i.e. person who has passed away...
        Měnggǔ, Mongolia
        gǔbǎn, out-moded/old-fashioned/inflexible
        kǎogǔ, archaeology
        kǎogǔxuéjiā, [考古學家], archaeologist
        fùgǔ, [復古], to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration)/to turn back the clock/neoclassic...
        yuǎngǔ, [遠古], antiquity/ancient times
        
        
        
        
        
        nígǔdīng, nicotine (loanword)
        
        
        gǔwù, antique
        
        
        gǔlǔ, [古魯], guru (loanword)
        gǔmù, old tomb (archaeology)
        gǔkē, (botany) coca (source of cocaine)
        
        gǔjì, [古跡], places of historic interest/historical sites/CL:個|个[gè]
        xīqígǔguài, crazy/bizarre/weird/fantastic/strange
        kǎogǔxué, [考古學], archaeology
        Wǎjiādùgǔ, Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso
        
        
        
        gǔtóngsè, [古銅色], bronze color
        
        
        gǔchéng, ancient city
        
        
        gǔwán, antique/curio
        Měnggǔrén, Mongol
        Mínggǔwū, Nagoya, city in Japan
        gèngǔ, [亙古], throughout time/from ancient times (up to the present)
        
        
        
        
        gǔjiù, [古舊], archaic
        
        
        
        Dégǔlā, Dracula, novel by Bram Stoker/Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431-1476), nicknam...
        gǔyǔ, [古語], ancient language/old expression
        Àogǔsītǎ, [奧古斯塔], Augusta, capital of Maine
        gǔbǎo, ancient castle
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        zìgǔ, (since) ancient times/(from) time immemorial
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        gǔshēngwùxuéjiā, [古生物學家], palaeontologist/paleobiologist
        
        
        gǔLuómǎ, [古羅馬], ancient Rome
        gǔshū, [古書], ancient book/old book
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        gǔshí, [古時], antiquity
        
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        zhūgǔlì, chocolate (loanword)/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        gǔwǎngjīnlái, [古往今來], since ancient times/since times immemorial
        gǔshíhou, [古時候], in ancient times/in olden days
        
        zuògǔ, to die/to pass away
        
        qiāngǔ, for all eternity/throughout all ages
        Gǔlánjīng, [古蘭經], Koran (Islamic scripture)/Quran
        ZhōngGǔ/zhōnggǔ, Sino-Cuban/China-Cuba, medieval/Middle Ages/Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th...
        
        gǔlāgé, gulag
        
        
        
        
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        Pángǔ, [盤古], Pangu (creator of the universe in Chinese mythology)
        
        gǔpǔ, [古樸], simple and unadorned (of art, architecture etc)
        
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        gǔdào, ancient road/precepts of the antiquity
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        Měnggǔzú, Mongol ethnic group of north China and Inner Mongolia
        
        
        
        
        
        gǔjí, antiquarian book
        
        
        gǔdiǎnwénxué, [古典文學], classical literature
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        gǔlǐgǔguài, quaint/odd and picturesque/weird and wonderful
        
        
        shígǔbùhuà, to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom)/to be pedantic without ...
        gǔsègǔxiāng, interesting and appealing (of old locations, objects etc)
        míngshènggǔjì, [名勝古跡], historical sites and scenic spots
        
        
        gǔshēngwù, paleo-organism
        
        gǔjīn, then and now/ancient and modern
        
        Gǔgēnhǎimǔ, Guggenheim (name)
        
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        gǔzhuāng, [古裝], ancient costume/period costume (in movies etc)
        
        
        gǔfāng, ancient prescription
        
        
        
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        gǔshēngwùxué, [古生物學], palaeontology
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        gǔchà, [古剎], old Buddhist temple
        
        
        
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        Gǔtián, Gutian county in Ningde 寧德|宁德[Níng dé], Fujian
        
        
        
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        shànggǔ, the distant past/ancient times/antiquity/early historical times
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Gǔjílātè, Gujarat, state in west India
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        gǔshī, [古詩], old verse/classical Chinese poem
        
        gǔyàn, [古諺], ancient proverb/old saying
        
        
        
        
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        Tōnggǔsī, Tungus
        
        
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        NèiMěnggǔ, [內蒙古], Inner Mongolia/abbr. for 內蒙古自治區|内蒙古自治区[Nèi Měng gǔ Zì zhì qū], Inner Mongolia au...
        
        
        měnggǔbāo, yurt
        
        yīgǔnǎor, [一古腦兒], variant of 一股腦兒|一股脑儿[yī gǔ nǎo r]
        
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        wénjiàn, document/file/CL:份[fèn]
        wénzhāng, article/essay/literary works/writings/hidden meaning/CL:篇[piān],段[duàn],頁|页[yè]
        Wén/wén, surname Wen, language/culture/writing/formal/literary/gentle/(old) classifier fo...
        wénhuà, culture/civilization/cultural/CL:個|个[gè],種|种[zhǒng]
        Kǎiwén, [凱文], Kevin (person name)
        lùnwén, [論文], paper/treatise/thesis/CL:篇[piān]/to discuss a paper or thesis (old)
        wénmíng, civilized/civilization/culture/CL:個|个[gè]
        wénzì, character/script/writing/written language/writing style/phraseology/CL:個|个[gè]
        Āiwén, Evan/Avon/Ivan
        Yīngwén, English (language)
        wénxué, [文學], literature/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        Ōuwén, [歐文], Owen (name)/Erwin (name)/Irvine, California
        wénshū, [文書], document/official correspondence/secretary/secretariat
        gōngwénbāo, briefcase/attaché case
        
        Zhōngwén, Chinese/Chinese written language/Chinese writing
        
        
        
        wéndàng, [文檔], (computer) file
        Shǐdìwén, Steven, Stephen (name)
        wénwù, cultural relic/historical relic/CL:件[jiàn],個|个[gè]
        Lādīngwén, Latin (language)
        
        wénjiànjiā, [文件夾], folder/file (paper)
        wénpíng, [文憑], diploma
        
        
        
        
        tiānwénguǎn, [天文館], planetarium
        
        wénmáng, illiterate
        wényǎ, elegant/refined
        zuòwén, to write an essay/composition (student essay)/CL:篇[piān]
        Dáěrwén, [達爾文], Charles Darwin (1809-1882), British biologist and author of "On the Origin of Sp...
        Wényìfùxīng, [文藝復興], the Renaissance
        Déwén, German (language)
        yuánwén, original text
        sīwén, refined/educate/cultured/intellectual/polite/gentle
        gōngwén, document
        wénběn, version/text
        wénxiàn, [文獻], document
        
        wénzhí, [文職], civilian post (as opposed to military)/civil service/administration
        tiānwénxuéjiā, [天文學家], astronomer
        
        tiānwénxué, [天文學], astronomy
        Sīdìwén, Steven (name)/Simon Stevin (1548-1620), Flemish engineer and mathematician, play...
        sǎnwén, prose/essay
        
        jīngwén, [經文], scripture/scriptures/CL:本[běn]
        tiáowén, [條文], clause/explanatory section in a document
        xiàngxíngwénzì, pictogram/hieroglyph
        tiānwéntái, observatory
        tiānwén, astronomy
        
        
        
        wénsī, the train of thought in writing
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        fēnwén, a single penny/a single cent
        wénfǎ, grammar
        Shǐdìwénsī, Stephens/Stevens
        yīwénbùmíng, to be penniless
        Rìwén, Japanese (language)
        Kǎěrwén, [卡爾文], Calvin (name)
        Fǎwén, French language
        wényì, [文藝], literature and art
        wénzhāi, digest (of literature)/to make a digest (of data)/summary
        fánwénrùjié, [繁文縟節], convoluted and over-elaborate (document)/unnecessarily elaborate writing/mumbo-j...
        wénbǐ, [文筆], writings/writing style
        yǔwén, [語文], literature and language
        
        
        
        
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        chéngwén, written/statutory
        
        
        
        Āiwénsī, Evans/Ivins/Ivens
        
        wénjù, stationery/item of stationery (pen, pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener etc)
        
        wénjìng, [文靜], quiet/silent
        Éwén, Russian language
        
        
        bówén, blog article/to write a blog article (netspeak)
        wēnwéněryǎ, [溫文爾雅], cultured and refined (idiom); gentle and cultivated
        
        shàngxiàwén, (textual) context
        Ōuwénsī, [歐文斯], Owens (name)
        
        
        
        
        jīnwén, inscription in bronze/bell-cauldron inscription
        dǎowén, [禱文], litany (text of a prayer)
        
        bēiwén, an inscription on a tablet
        mángwén, Braille (alphabet for the blind)
        Kāiěrwén, [開爾文], Lord Kelvin 1824-1907, British physicist (William Thomson)/Kelvin (temperature s...
        
        
        zuòwénzhāng, to make an issue of sth/to fuss/to make a song and dance
        rénwén, humanities/human affairs/culture
        
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        shàngwén, preceding part of the text
        
        míngwén, [銘文], inscription
        Sīdìwénsēn, Stevenson or Stephenson (name)
        wénxuéjiā, [文學家], writer/man of letters/CL:個|个[gè]
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        Kǎowénchuí, Coventry city in West Midlands 西米德蘭茲|西米德兰兹[Xī mǐ dé lán zī], UK
        míngwénguīdìng, [明文規定], expressly stipulated (in writing)
        pīwén, (of documents) offical approval
        
        
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        gǔwén, old language/the Classics/classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang an...
        
        shīwén, [詩文], poetry and literature
        wénháo, literary giant/great writer/eminent writer
        
        wénkē, liberal arts/humanities
        Wénlái, [文萊], Brunei Darussalam, independent sultanate in northwest Borneo
        Ālābówén, Arabic (language & writing)
        
        wénrén, scholar/literati
        
        tàiwén, Thai (language)
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        Fànwén, Sanskrit
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        wénjí, collected works
        
        wàiwén, foreign language (written)
        
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        yìwén, [譯文], translated text
        
        
        
        quánwén, entire text/full text
        
        
        zīwén, official communication (between gov. offices of equal rank)/report delivered by ...
        
        yàwénhuà, [亞文化], subculture
        
        
        Sīluòwénníyà, [斯洛文尼亞], Slovenia
        
        zhèngwén, main text (as opposed to footnotes)/main body (of a book)
        wéncǎi, literary talent/literary grace/rich and bright colors
        
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        shuǐwén, hydrology
        Jiāěrwén, [加爾文], Calvin (1509-1564), French protestant reformer
        
        
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        Hánwén, [韓文], hangeul 한글, Korean phonetic alphabet/Korean written language
        shāwénzhǔyì, [沙文主義], chauvinism
        
        
        huíwén, palindrome
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        wényú, [文娛], cultural recreation/entertainment
        
        
        
        wénjùdiàn, stationery store
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        kèwén, [課文], text/CL:篇[piān]
        
        wénzhōuzhōu, [文縐縐], bookish/genteel/erudite
        
        
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        Hànwén, [漢文], Chinese written language/Chinese literature esp. as taught abroad
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        gǔdiǎnwénxué, [古典文學], classical literature
        
        yǐnwén, quotation/citation
        
        dàyǒuwénzhāng, some deeper meaning in this/more to it than meets the eye/there's sth behind all...
        
        
        bǐjiàowénxué, [比較文學], comparative literature
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        biǎomiànwénzhāng, superficial show/going through the motions
        
        míngwén, to state in writing (laws, rules etc)
        
        
        
        wénzhìbīnbīn, [文質彬彬], refined in manner/gentle
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        wéntán, [文壇], literary circles
        
        wéntǐ, [文體], genre of writing/literary form/style/literary recreation and sporting activities
        
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        jiǎgǔwén, oracle script/oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
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        wénmì, secretary
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        wénxuéshǐ, [文學史], history of literature
        wénkù, [文庫], collection of documents/library/book series/sequence of data, esp. genome
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Lāwénkèláo, [拉文克勞], Ravenclaw (Harry Potter)
        
        
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        Xībóláiwén, [希伯萊文], Hebrew language
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        Luówén, [羅文], Roman Tam (1949-), Canto-pop singer
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        wénwǔ, civil and military
        
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        wénshǐ, literature and history
        Wénxiàn, [文縣], Wen county in Longnan 隴南|陇南[Lǒng nán], Gansu
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        Lièzhìwén, Richmond (place name or surname)
        
        
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        jìxùwén, [記敘文], narrative writing/written narration
        
        
        

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