Traditional Chinese Characters
Learn & Remember 2,193 Character Meanings
Paperback ISBN: 0982232438
The pioneering memory technique taught in this book removes the major obstacle to learning modern Mandarin Chinese: how to remember the meanings of more than 2,000 of the most common of traditional Chinese characters—enough to read more than 96 percent of the characters in almost any Chinese text. The lessons included here will help to learn new definitions at a breakneck pace, build up new characters using characters already learned, develop memory tricks to associate meanings with these characters, and fix meanings and characters forever in the mind. This unique manual provides a sure-fire way to master the most challenging and intimidating aspect of learning Chinese, vital for any student of the Chinese language.
Tuttle Compact Mandarin Chinese Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 0804848106
This is a compact and user–friendly English–Chinese and Chinese–English dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary is a completely new reference dictionary designed for English speakers who are learning or using Chinese as a foreign language. It contains more than 48,000 words and expressions, including all the words required for the official HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examination. Entries are carefully selected to reflect the latest usage in the spheres of business, technology, sports and media. For each Chinese word, the pronunciation, word classes and definitions are given together with other useful information on measure words, and idiomatic expressions. Over 5,000 example sentences are provided to show how the words are used in real–life situations. All Chinese words and phrases are presented in Chinese characters and pinyin so that users can immediately pronounce the characters with ease and accuracy. A concise guide to Chinese pronunciation, tones and grammar is found at the front of the dictionary, as well as lists of common character components, and measure words. A Radical Index and Stroke Order Index are given for all Chinese words listed in the Chinese–English section of the dictionary. - Contains over 48,000 entries, including all high–frequency Chinese and English words. - All Chinese words and phrases presented in Chinese characters and pinyin - User–friendly presentation with idioms and example sentences - The idea reference dictionary for students, and business people.
Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary
Chinese Paperback ISBN: 0804845271
This Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary is a totally new dictionary designed specifically for elementary to intermediate learners of Chinese, and contains all 3,051 vocabulary items prescribed for Levels A and B of the internationally recognized test of Mandarin language proficiency, Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). This self-contained dictionary has over 3,000 headwords—those required for HSK Levels A and B, plus important proper nouns and common idioms. Extensive notes on culture, grammar and meaning are included to enhance understanding and ensure correct usage. Students attempting to learn Chinese will find this dictionary to be an essential guide to the Chinese language as well as a reliable reference tool. This Chinese dictionary contains: - The 4,800 most frequently used Chinese vocabulary items. - All entries contain Romanized Chinese forms (hanyu pinyin), simplified Chinese characters (hanzi) as well as traditional Chinese characters if they exist. - Terms are searchable by Chinese–English or English–Chinese. - All Chinese entries are arranged alphabetically by Romanized Mandarin Chinese forms (hanyu pinyin). - Chinese word components are listed and analyzed to facilitate understanding. - Over 4,700 sample sentences to demonstrate how each word is used. - Detailed notes on culture, grammar and usage. - Chinese translations for common English names and places in China.
Tuttle Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary
Chinese-English / English-Chinese
Chinese Paperback ISBN: 0804848459
This handy Mandarin dictionary allows you to look up words quickly and easily—and be understood while speaking. The Tuttle Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is a pocket-sized dictionary designed for travelers, business people, and beginner Chinese language students. It contains all the most common Chinese vocabulary you will need. Extensively revised and expanded, this new edition includes over 20,000 entries. A reference guide to the essentials of Chinese grammar and pronunciation are provided to ensure you will be understood when speaking. Features of this Chinese dictionary include: - Complete English-Chinese and Chinese-English sections - Headwords are printed in bold for easy reference - Alternate meanings of the same word (in English or Chinese) are clearly distinguished - Includes the latest IT, mobile phone, Internet and social media terminology