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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ().

In current form Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (thread) + phonetic  – a line of thread.

Note that 文 has a meaning of “mark, tattoo”, hence connotations of “line marks, streaks”, or “lines on the body, wrinkles, fingerprints”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女一卜大 (VMYK))

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
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