wen2
surname Wen

wen2
to hear; news; well-known; famous; reputation; fame; to smell; to sniff at

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radical
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百闻不如一见 百聞不如一見 bai3 wen2 bu4 ru2 yi1 jian4
seeing once is better than hearing a hundred times (idiom); seeing for oneself is better than hearing from many others; seeing is believing

标题新闻 標題新聞 biao1 ti2 xin1 wen2
headline news; title story

博识洽闻 博識洽聞 bo2 shi2 qia4 wen2
knowledgeable; erudite (idiom)

博闻多识 博聞多識 bo2 wen2 duo1 shi2
learned and erudite; knowledgeable and experienced

博闻强记 博聞強記 bo2 wen2 qiang2 ji4
have wide learning and a retentive memory; have encyclopedic knowledge

博闻强识 博聞強識 bo2 wen2 qiang2 shi2
erudite; widely read and knowledgeable

博物多闻 博物多聞 bo2 wu4 duo1 wen2
wide and knowledgeable; well-informed and experienced

博物洽闻 博物洽聞 bo2 wu4 qia4 wen2
to have a wide knowledge of many subjects (idiom)

不闻不问 不聞不問 bu4 wen2 bu4 wen4
not to hear, not to question (idiom); to show no interest in sth; uncritical; not in the least concerned

惨不忍闻 慘不忍聞 can3 bu4 ren3 wen2
too horrible to endure (idiom); tragic spectacle; appalling scenes of devastation

产经新闻 產經新聞 chan3 jing1 xin1 wen2
Business News; Sankei Shimbun (Tokyo daily)

朝鲜中央新闻社 朝鮮中央新聞社 chao2 xian3 zhong1 yang1 xin1 wen2 she4
Korean Central News Agency (KCNA, North Korea)

充耳不闻 充耳不聞 chong1 er3 bu4 wen2
to block one's ears and not listen (idiom); to turn a deaf ear

丑闻 醜聞 chou3 wen2
scandal

臭不可闻 臭不可聞 chou4 bu4 ke3 wen2
unbearable stink; fig. notorious

传闻 傳聞 chuan2 wen2
rumor

传闻证据 傳聞證據 chuan2 wen2 zheng4 ju4
hearsay (law)

读卖新闻 讀賣新聞 du2 mai4 xin1 wen2
Yomiuri Shimbun (Japanese newspaper)

多闻天 多聞天 duo1 wen2 tian1
Vaisravana (one of the Heavenly Kings)

耳闻 耳聞 er3 wen2
to hear of; to hear about

耳闻不如目见 耳聞不如目見 er3 wen2 bu4 ru2 mu4 jian4
seeing sth for oneself is better than hearing about it from others

耳闻目睹 耳聞目睹 er3 wen2 mu4 du3
to witness personally

绯闻 緋聞 fei1 wen2
sex scandal

诽闻 誹聞 fei3 wen2
scandal; gossip

风闻 風聞 feng1 wen2
to learn sth through hearsay; to get wind of sth

讣闻 訃聞 fu4 wen2
obituary

孤陋寡闻 孤陋寡聞 gu1 lou4 gua3 wen2
ignorant and inexperienced; ill-informed and narrow-minded

国务院新闻办公室 國務院新聞辦公室 guo2 wu4 yuan4 xin1 wen2 ban4 gong1 shi4
State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China

骇人听闻 駭人聽聞 hai4 ren2 ting1 wen2
shocking; horrifying; atrocious; terrible

忽闻 忽聞 hu1 wen2
to hear suddenly; to learn of sth unexpectedly

花边新闻 花邊新聞 hua1 bian1 xin1 wen2
media gossip; sensational news

见闻 見聞 jian4 wen2
what one has seen and heard; knowledge; one's experience

见闻有限 見聞有限 jian4 wen2 you3 xian4
to possess limited experience and knowledge (idiom)

久闻大名 久聞大名 jiu3 wen2 da4 ming2
your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)

旧闻 舊聞 jiu4 wen2
old anecdote; stories passed on from former times

举世闻名 舉世聞名 ju3 shi4 wen2 ming2
world-famous (idiom)

据闻 據聞 ju4 wen2
accounts; one's understanding

旷古未闻 曠古未聞 kuang4 gu3 wei4 wen2
never before in the whole of history (idiom); unprecedented; also written 曠古未有|旷古未有

劳动新闻 勞動新聞 lao2 dong4 xin1 wen2
Rodong Sinmun (Workers' news), the official newspaper of the North Korean WPK's Central Committee

两耳不闻窗外事 兩耳不聞窗外事 liang3 er3 bu4 wen2 chuang1 wai4 shi4
to pay no attention to outside matters

美国有线新闻网 美國有線新聞網 mei3 guo2 you3 xian4 xin1 wen2 wang3
Cable Network News (CNN)

每日新闻 每日新聞 mei3 ri4 xin1 wen2
Mainichi Shimbun, a Japanese daily newspaper

名闻 名聞 ming2 wen2
famous; of good reputation

莫不闻 莫不聞 mo4 bu4 wen2
there is no-one who doesn't know that

默默无闻 默默無聞 mo4 mo4 wu2 wen2
obscure and unknown (idiom); an outsider without any reputation; a nobody; an unknown quantity

难闻 難聞 nan2 wen2
unpleasant smell; stink

彭博新闻社 彭博新聞社 peng2 bo2 xin1 wen2 she4
Bloomberg News

奇闻 奇聞 qi2 wen2
anecdote; fantastic story

前所未闻 前所未聞 qian2 suo3 wei4 wen2
unheard-of; unprecedented

趣闻 趣聞 qu4 wen2
funny news item; interesting anecdote

日本经济新闻 日本經濟新聞 ri4 ben3 jing1 ji4 xin1 wen2
Nikkei Shimbun, Japanese equivalent of Financial Times

如是我闻 如是我聞 ru2 shi4 wo3 wen2
so I have heard (idiom); the beginning clause of Buddha's quotations as recorded by his disciple, Ananda (Buddhism)

上海文广新闻传媒集团 上海文廣新聞傳媒集團 shang4 hai3 wen2 guang3 xin1 wen2 chuan2 mei2 ji2 tuan2
Shanghai Media Group

时有所闻 時有所聞 shi2 you3 suo3 wen2
heard from time to time; one keeps hearing that...

世界闻名 世界聞名 shi4 jie4 wen2 ming2
world famous

耸人听闻 聳人聽聞 song3 ren2 ting1 wen2
to sensationalize (idiom); deliberate exaggeration to scare people

所见所闻 所見所聞 suo3 jian4 suo3 wen2
what one hears and sees (idiom)

所闻 所聞 suo3 wen2
heard; what one hears

琐闻 瑣聞 suo3 wen2
news items

桃色新闻 桃色新聞 tao2 se4 xin1 wen2
sex scandal

听而不闻 聽而不聞 ting1 er2 bu4 wen2
to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear; to ignore deliberately

听闻 聽聞 ting1 wen2
to listen; to hear what sb says; news one has heard

头条新闻 頭條新聞 tou2 tiao2 xin1 wen2
headline

闻出 聞出 wen2 chu1
to identify by smell; to detect a scent; to sniff out

闻达 聞達 wen2 da2
illustrious and influential; well-known

闻到 聞到 wen2 dao4
to smell; to sniff sth out; to perceive by smelling

闻风而动 聞風而動 wen2 feng1 er2 dong4
to respond instantly; to act at once on hearing the news

闻风丧胆 聞風喪膽 wen2 feng1 sang4 dan3
hear the wind and lose gall (idiom); terror-stricken at the news

闻风先遁 聞風先遁 wen2 feng1 xian1 dun4
to flee at hearing the news (idiom)

闻过则喜 聞過則喜 wen2 guo4 ze2 xi3
to accept criticism gladly (humble expr.); to be happy when one's errors are pointed out

闻鸡起舞 聞雞起舞 wen2 ji1 qi3 wu3
to start practicing at the first crow of the cock (idiom); to be diligent in one's studies

闻见 聞見 wen2 jian4
to smell; to hear; knowledge; information

闻名 聞名 wen2 ming2
well-known; famous; renowned; eminent

闻名不如见面 聞名不如見面 wen2 ming2 bu4 ru2 jian4 mian4
knowing sb by their reputation can't compare to meeting them in person (idiom)

闻名遐迩 聞名遐邇 wen2 ming2 xia2 er3
to be famous far and wide (idiom)

闻名于世 聞名於世 wen2 ming2 yu2 shi4
world-famous

闻人 聞人 wen2 ren2
famous person

闻上去 聞上去 wen2 shang4 qu4
to smell of sth; to smell like sth

闻所未闻 聞所未聞 wen2 suo3 wei4 wen2
unheard of; an extremely rare and unprecedented event

闻悉 聞悉 wen2 xi1
to hear (about sth)

闻喜 聞喜 wen2 xi3
Wenxi county in Yuncheng 運城|运城, Shanxi

闻喜县 聞喜縣 wen2 xi3 xian4
Wenxi county in Yuncheng 運城|运城, Shanxi

闻讯 聞訊 wen2 xun4
to receive news (of)

闻言 聞言 wen2 yan2
to have heard what was said

闻一多 聞一多 wen2 yi1 duo1
Wen Yiduo (1899-1946), poet and patriotic fighter, executed by Guomindang in Kunming

闻一知十 聞一知十 wen2 yi1 zhi1 shi2
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything; a word to the wise

闻诊 聞診 wen2 zhen3
(TCM) auscultation and smelling, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊

喜闻乐见 喜聞樂見 xi3 wen2 le4 jian4
to love to hear and see (idiom); well received; to one's liking

遐迩闻名 遐邇聞名 xia2 er3 wen2 ming2
famous everywhere

小道新闻 小道新聞 xiao3 dao4 xin1 wen2
news from the grapevine

新闻 新聞 xin1 wen2
news

新闻出版总署 新聞出版總署 xin1 wen2 chu1 ban3 zong3 shu3
General Administration of Press and Publication (PRC state censorship organization)

新闻处 新聞處 xin1 wen2 chu4
news service; information agency

新闻发布会 新聞發布會 xin1 wen2 fa1 bu4 hui4
news conference

新闻发言人 新聞發言人 xin1 wen2 fa1 yan2 ren2
spokesman

新闻稿 新聞稿 xin1 wen2 gao3
press release

新闻工作者 新聞工作者 xin1 wen2 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
journalist

新闻记者 新聞記者 xin1 wen2 ji4 zhe3
journalist

新闻界 新聞界 xin1 wen2 jie4
the press; the media

新闻媒体 新聞媒體 xin1 wen2 mei2 ti3
news media

新闻网 新聞網 xin1 wen2 wang3
news agency

新闻学 新聞學 xin1 wen2 xue2
journalism

新闻周刊 新聞周刊 xin1 wen2 zhou1 kan1
Newsweek magazine

新闻周刊 新聞週刊 xin1 wen2 zhou1 kan1
Newsweek magazine; also written 新聞周刊|新闻周刊

新闻主播 新聞主播 xin1 wen2 zhu3 bo1
newsreader; anchor

新闻自由 新聞自由 xin1 wen2 zi4 you2
freedom of the press

新闻组 新聞組 xin1 wen2 zu3
newsgroup

信报财经新闻 信報財經新聞 xin4 bao4 cai2 jing1 xin1 wen2
Hong Kong Economic Journal

徐闻 徐聞 xu2 wen2
Xuwen county in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong

徐闻县 徐聞縣 xu2 wen2 xian4
Xuwen county in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong

湮没无闻 湮沒無聞 yan1 mo4 wu2 wen2
to pass into oblivion

言者无罪,闻者足戒 言者無罪,聞者足戒 yan2 zhe3 wu2 zui4 - wen2 zhe3 zu2 jie4
don't blame the speaker, take note of his warning (idiom); an exhortation to speak one's mind without fear of reprisals, and with the expectation of being taken seriously

要闻 要聞 yao4 wen2
important news story; headline

一无所闻 一無所聞 yi1 wu2 suo3 wen2
unheard of

逸事遗闻 逸事遺聞 yi4 shi4 yi2 wen2
variant of 軼事遺聞|轶事遗闻

轶事遗闻 軼事遺聞 yi4 shi4 yi2 wen2
anecdote (about historical person); lost or apocryphal story

逸闻 逸聞 yi4 wen2
variant of 軼聞|轶闻

轶闻 軼聞 yi4 wen2
anecdote; apocryphal story

有线新闻网 有線新聞網 you3 xian4 xin1 wen2 wang3
Cable Network News (CNN)

愿闻其详 願聞其詳 yuan4 wen2 qi2 xiang2
I'd like to hear the details

张闻天 張聞天 zhang1 wen2 tian1
Zhang Wentian (1900-1976), CCP party leader and theorist

朝日新闻 朝日新聞 zhao1 ri4 xin1 wen2
Asahi Shimbun (Japanese newspaper)

朝闻夕改 朝聞夕改 zhao1 wen2 xi1 gai3
lit. heard in the morning and changed by the evening; to correct an error very quickly (idiom)

珍闻 珍聞 zhen1 wen2
oddity; news tidbits; strange and interesting item

政府新闻处 政府新聞處 zheng4 fu3 xin1 wen2 chu4
information services department

置若罔闻 置若罔聞 zhi4 ruo4 wang3 wen2
to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear

中国新闻社 中國新聞社 zhong1 guo2 xin1 wen2 she4
China News Service

中国新闻网 中國新聞網 zhong1 guo2 xin1 wen2 wang3
China News Service website (chinanews.com)