wén script; character; culture

Similar looking characters : (female) yòu (also) suī (rap)
Made with 4 strokes.
Originally a man with a tattoed chest hence writing in general
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Sounds same

wén (to hear)

Different tone

wèn (ask)


Index 67 used in: zhè (this)

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stroke order for 文
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