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Traditional version[edit]

Can the traditional version be explained? It doesn't seem to be widely used in traditional Chinese, so it's very confusing. How/when is the traditional version used? 08:35, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

(traditional) has a root meaning of "to write" or "to record." It is used in compounds such as:
(simplified and traditional) has a root meaning of "aspiration" or "ambition." It is used in such compounds as:
Hope this helps. -- A-cai 13:03, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Thank you very much. Can this please be explained in the article itself? 23:31, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Can the above please be added to the entry itself? It doesn't state that 志 may also be traditional, causing confusion. 18:17, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

I’ve added the etymological information and {{zh-forms}} to the two articles, together with the above compounds (under “Mandarin”); hope it’s clear now!
—Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 08:43, 20 January 2011 (UTC)