wen-yen

noun
\ˈwənˈyen\
plural -s

Definition of wen-yen 

: written Chinese of or conforming to the complex style used in classical literature : classical Chinese — compare pai-hua

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History and Etymology for wen-yen

Chinese (Pekingese) wên2-yen2, from wên2 literature + yen2 language

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