roots or stems of plants; origin; source
roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; (a measure word)
letter; symbol; character
letter; symbol; character; word
|simp. and trad.
This term is commonly used for Chinese topolects, in which many morphemes are written with contrived or semantically-driven characters, or are missing a character entirely, but are derived from morphemes that do have characters.
- 正文 (zhèngwén)