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Gǔwén or Ku-wen (古文 "ancient writing") may refer to:

  • one of the two additional forms included in the Shuowen Jiezi, an ancient Chinese dictionary
  • ancient forms of Chinese characters:
    • oracle bone script
    • scripts used in Chinese bronze inscriptions
    • seal script
  • Old Texts, versions of the Chinese classics held to have been originally written in ancient characters
  • Classical Chinese, the language of the classic literature of ancient China
  • the Classical Prose Movement of the Tang and Song dynasties in China