Wen-li W[^e]n"-li`, n. [Chin. w[^e]n li.] The higher literary idiom of Chinese, that of the canonical books and of all composition pretending to literary standing. It employs a classical or academic diction, and a more condensed and sententious style than Mandarin, and differs also in the doubling and arrangement of words. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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