ChineseEdit

(phonetic); this
 
language; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle
simp. and trad.
(斯文)

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AdjectiveEdit

斯文

  1. gentle; refined; courteous; polite; feminine
    女仔斯文 [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    neoi5 zai2 jiu3 si1 man4 di1 [Jyutping]
    girls need to be refined

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NounEdit

斯文

  1. (literary) scholar; literati
  2. (literary) elegance; refinement
  3. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see ,‎ .
    1. (literary) this text

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