wén script; character

Note

Originally a man with a tattoed chest hence writing in general
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 67 used in: zhè (this)

< Previous radical 66 suī Next radical 68 dǒu >

Sounds same

wén (to hear)

Different tone

wèn (ask)

< Previous wèi Next wén >

Pronunciation

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stroke order for 文
Stroke order for character 文, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
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