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Pleco Software - Learn Chinese with dictionaries for iPhone, iPad and Android

Pleco is one of the most popular mobile dictionaries for Chinese learners. It basically removes the need for any kind of paper dictionary and allows easy look-up for words using English, hand-writi... Read more.

pleco.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile SRS

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Skritter (app to help you learn to write Chinese characters)

Skritter is an app for learning Chinese vocabulary, especially handwriting. It offers smooth handwriting input with some corrective feedback, combined with spaced repetition that allows you (or me,... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Mobile Paid SRS Web

15 1

Olle Linge over 8 years

HanziCraft - The Ultimate Chinese Character Dictionary

HanziCraft is a web application that takes you into the depths of Chinese characters. It aims to provide information on Chinese characters in a easy clean format with awesome useful information. It... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

13 1

Olle Linge almost 9 years

Anki - powerful, intelligent flashcards

Anki is by far the most versatile spaced repetition software out there. It's not the easiest one to install and understand exactly how to use, but once you are familiar with it, you can do anything... Read more.

ankisrs.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps SRS

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Textbook Vocabulary Lists (Skritter)

Vocabulary lists for most major textbooks. Downloading the lists requires free signup to Skritter. Read more.

skritter.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Textbook

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Kai Carver over 8 years

Zhongwen: A Chinese-English Popup Dictionary for Chrome

This is a tool that adds a pop-up dictionary to Chrome. I haven't compared it with [Pera Pera](http://resources.hackingchinese.com/s/sltbee/perapera_language_tools_popup_browser_dictionary) in deta... Read more.

chrome.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

7 1

Olle Linge over 8 years

Hanping Chinese - Powerful Offline OCR & Dictionary apps for Android

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro and Hanping Chinese Camera are the two highest rated Android apps on Google's Play Store. The dictionary (both free and paid editions available) gives you the ability... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary Handwriting Input-method OCR Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

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hanpingchinese over 8 years

Wenlin Institute: Software for Learning Chinese

Wenlin software makes learning Chinese easier and more interesting, for begining students, life-long speakers, and scholars alike. It combines a comprehensive Chinese dictionary, a Unicode text edi... Read more.

wenlin.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting Literature Productivity Simplified-Characters Teaching Traditional-Characters Translation

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mikelove over 8 years

Perapera Language Tools (Popup browser dictionary)

This is probably one of the most useful plugins for both Firefox and Chrome to learn Chinese. Perapera offers an excellent popup dictionary which allows you to take on texts that would have been im... Read more.

perapera.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

MDBG English to Chinese dictionary

One of the most convenient dictionaries online. This is my default dictionary in the CE category. It has a clean interface, is easy to use, has handwriting recognition, stroke order and sound. Some... Read more.

mdbg.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

有道 (Youdao.com)

This is by far the best online Chinese-English-Chinese dictionary I know. Not only does it have much more words than most other dictionaries, it also has bilingual sentences in large numbers, givin... Read more.

youdao.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Translation Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Tatoeba - Collecting example sentences

Tatoeba offers sentences in many languages (you can choose yourself which languages to search for). This is excellent if you want to find your own example sentences for your Chinese vocabulary or i... Read more.

tatoeba.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Reading Writing Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge about 8 years

Peking University CCL Online Corpus / 语料库检索系统(网络版)

An online corpus of Chinese language. Size: 477 million characters (1.06 GB). Interface language: Chinese only. Read more.

goo.gl

Advanced Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Web

5 1

ednorog over 8 years

50 Skills and Abilities in Chinese | 一步一个脚印

A neat list skill-related vocabulary in Chinese by Carl Gene Fordham. From the introduction of the blog post: Lately I’ve noticed that Chinese has many words to describe skills and abilities ... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon (focusing on terms used online to avoid censorship)

From the introduction page: The Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is an online glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. This project is ... Read more.

chinadigitaltimes.net

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Using Audacity to learn Chinese (speaking and listening) (Hacking Chinese)

Audacity is a marvellous piece of software that allows you to record audio (yourself, other people or whatever is playing on your computer), mimic native speakers, edit and enhance the audio, as we... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Blog

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Olle Linge about 8 years

Immersion at home or: Why you don’t have to go abroad to learn Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

You don't have to go abroad to learn Chinese. The main difference between staying at home and going abroad is that it requires less effort to learn once you're there (although it still requires qui... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Blog Expat Web

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Olle Linge about 8 years

中文阅读天地 (University of Iowa)

This site contains a huge number of lessons, complete with texts, vocabulary, audio, exercises and much more. And it's all free. Note that if you want to get the intermediate and advanced material,... Read more.

collections.uiowa.edu

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Android Audio Textbook Web

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Olle Linge about 8 years

Hanping Cantonese Dictionary

Offline Cantonese dictionary app for Android. Supports both Traditional and Simplified characters as well as Jyutping and Yale pronunciation. Handwriting recognition, syllable-by-syllable native... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Audio Cantonese Dictionary Handwriting Mobile Paid Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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hanpingchinese about 8 years

Chinese Dictionary - YellowBridge

Talking Chinese dictionary with sample sentences, handwriting recognition, fuzzy pinyin matches, word decomposition, animated stroke order, character etymology, etc. Read more.

yellowbridge.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

4 2

Tom over 8 years

nciku - Online English Chinese Dictionary, Learn Chinese Mandarin Online

Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary with Chinese handwriting recognition, pinyin translation, audio pronunciation, personalized vocab lists, picture theme words and useful Chinese conver... Read more.

nciku.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

汉典 zdic.net

This is my favourite free online Chinese-Chinese dictionary. it offers a lot of words with detailed explanations, along with examples. I use it for all kinds of Chinese-Chinese look-ups, especially... Read more.

zdic.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Zhongwen.com - Chinese characters and culture

I first used this dictionary during my first semester of Chinese and I have kept using it ever since. It has pretty good information about character etymology and provides more accurate information... Read more.

zhongwen.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Classical-Chinese Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

HSK 3.0 vocabulary list

This is a text file containing all the vocabulary for the new version of the HSK 3.0. Please note that this is not an official list and that it was created based on vocabulary in a book (汉语国际教育用词语声... Read more.

dropbox.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 2 years

Pinyin chart - Chinese Pronunciation Wiki

This is probably the best Pinyin chart available. It offers all syllables with all tones, but also transcriptions in other systems, including the International Phonetic Alphabet, Zhuyin and Wade-Gi... Read more.

resources.allsetlearning.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Speaking Tools-and-Apps Audio Pronunciation Web

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Spaced repetition - Efficient memorization & what it's good for (Gwern.net)

This is the best overview of spaced repetition research I have seen online or offline. It's thorough, well-argued and probably covers more than you were looking for. It's not specifically about Chi... Read more.

gwern.net

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog Research

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Olle Linge almost 7 years

Analyse Your 汉字 (Chinese Vocabulary and Text Analysis)

You can input Charakters and this tool will output statistics about the words and characters, and can suggest high frequency words and characters that should be learned. It also analyses the HSK le... Read more.

hskhsk.pythonanywhere.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research

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lazylink over 7 years

Outlier Linguistic Solutions (blog about etymology and characters)

Outlier Linguistics hosts an excellent blog with a large number of insightful articles into Chinese characters. Some of them are directly useful because they talk about learning characters, others ... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 7 years

chinaSMACK Glossary (Popular Chinese Internet Memes, Slang, Expressions, Acronyms)

A useful list of common Chinese internet memes, dirty words, slang, expressions, puns, and acronyms used by Chinese people on the internet & even in daily life. Olle's comment: As is the case wi... Read more.

chinasmack.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 7 years

A guide to Pinyin traps and pitfalls (Hacking Chinese)

My article about various common problems students have with Pinyin. These problems mostly exist because people read Pinyin as if it were a phonetic alphabet instead of a transcription system. Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Audio Blog Pronunciation

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

40 Terms Commonly Used in Chinese Academic Writing (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of useful terms for writing academic texts in Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. Best of all, it comes with examples, which is essential for using these words correct... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Blog

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Olle Linge almost 8 years

Praat - Doing phonetics by computer

Praat is one of the most widely used programs when it comes to doing scientific phonetic analysis. It requires some training to use most of the features, but all students can easily learn how to an... Read more.

praat.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation

3 0

Olle Linge about 8 years

Chinese Text Annotation (MandarinSpot)

This tool adds inline and pop-up annotations with pronunciation in Pinyin or Zhuyin and English definitions to Chinese text or web pages. It's incredibly useful if you have Chinese text and want to... Read more.

mandarinspot.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Pronunciation

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

爱词霸Iciba.com

Online Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary, with definitions, audio pronunciation, synonyms, antonyms, related words and expressions, and numerous example sentences. Also provides Engl... Read more.

iciba.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Translation

3 1

Kai Carver over 8 years

Chinese Word Extractor

A program to split any Chinese text into individual words, summarizing information about each unique word. The information is presented in the form of a tab-delimited matrix, so that the results ca... Read more.

zhtoolkit.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Research

3 0

ednorog over 8 years

Pleco Chinese Dictionary for iOS

Chinese dictionary for iOS with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, document reader (including support for reading words on web pages and in PDF / EPUB documents), stroke order, and more than 20 a... Read more.

itunes.apple.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting iOS Mobile Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

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mikelove over 8 years

Pleco Chinese Dictionary for Android (Google Play version)

Chinese dictionary for Android with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, document reader, stroke order, and more than 20 available dictionary databases. Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Characters Classical-Chinese Dictionary Handwriting Mobile Pronunciation Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Translation

3 2

mikelove over 8 years

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro - Android app on Google Play

Pro version gives you: ★ Chinese handwriting recognition built in* ★ Mandarin audio - over 2,000 audio files of a real native Chinese speaker ★ Homescreen Widgets - flip through your favorite wo... Read more.

play.google.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary Handwriting Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

3 0

hanpingchinese over 8 years

How to find out how good your Chinese pronunciation really is

Evaluating pronunciation needn't be hard, but many methods commonly used by teachers are deeply flawed, resulting in inaccurate error analysis. If we want to improve, we need to be clear about what... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Chinese Pinyin Converter (Simplified, Tranditional, IPA, Pinyin)

This tool allows you to convert Chinese text (both simplified and traditional) to different formats, including Pinyin (with tone marks or numbers) and IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). This s ... Read more.

easypronunciation.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Tools-and-Apps Pronunciation Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

John Pasden's complete tips on Chinese pronunciation (Sinosplice)

John Pasden has over ten years of experience teaching Chinese language, and a particular awareness of phonetic difficulties. This page gathers a number of posts on his website sinosplice about pron... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Pronunciation

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Julien Leyre over 8 years

國語小字典 (Taiwan Ministry of Education Elementary School Dictionary)

Even though this is said to be for elementary school, definitions are seldom that easy and probably require a fairly good reading ability already. However, it's definitely better than most other mo... Read more.

dict.mini.moe.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

異體字字典網站首頁 (Chinese character variants)

This site help you sort out difference between variants of the same character. It is hosted by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, so this is for traditional characters mostly. I would advice agai... Read more.

dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw

Advanced Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Traditional-Characters Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Standard Chinese phonology (Wikipedia)

This is a basic but fairly comprehensive overview of the phonology of Standard Chinese (or Mandarin, as it might be better known as). This site covers consonants, vowels, syllables, tones, word str... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Speaking Resource-highlights Pronunciation Research

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

A collection of Chinese corpora and frequency lists

This is a collection of several Chinese corpora that can be quite useful if you're looking for detailed information about collocations and the like. Simply entering a word will give you sentences, ... Read more.

corpus.leeds.ac.uk

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Research Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

教育部國語、臺語、客語辭典民間版 (Taiwan Ministry of Education Online Dictionary)

This is by far the best dictionary for people who learn Chinese in Taiwan, at least when you reach the intermediate level (many entries lack English). There is also an app you can use and there's r... Read more.

moedict.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

百度词典 (Baidu Dictionary)

This is one of the most useful dictionaries online. The fact that it's also linked to 百度百科 (a sort of Chinese Wikipedia), the information available here is next to endless. Since most is in Chinese... Read more.

dict.baidu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Arch Chinese - Learn Chinese with innovative Chinese writing worksheets and powerful online Chinese English dictionary

Arch Chinese offers quite a lot of features (Worksheets, Flashcards, Pinyin Table, Radicals, Tools), but the most useful thing is still the dictionary. It offers sound, stroke animations and, most ... Read more.

archchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Teaching Web

3 0

Olle Linge over 8 years

Zungzi (flashcard app for Apple Watch)

A spaced-repetition flashcard app on the Apple Watch to learn Chinese vocabulary from the HSK word lists. Read more.

apps.apple.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters

2 1

Alan Modey 8 months

書法字典/书法字典 (Online calligraphy dictionary)

This website allows you to enter Chinese characters (simplified or traditional) to search for calligraphy references. A range of different examples of the character in question is shown (depending ... Read more.

9610.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Tools-and-Apps Characters Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

2 2

Olle Linge about 2 years

國語文教育叢書第十九:常用國字辨似

This site (originally a book) explains the difference between commonly mixed up (traditional) characters, published by Taiwan's Ministry of Education. As it says in the introduction, the main purpo... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge about 2 years

Outlier Linguistics Chinese Character Dictionary and Masterclass

Outlier Linguistics provide a number high-quality resources for learning Chinese characters. All serious students should check out their dictionary, which is by far the easiest way to access reliab... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Audio Course Dictionary Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Video Web

2 0

Olle Linge over 2 years

TOFU Learn

TOFU Learn is an SRS flashcard application that works on the web and on mobile. They support most languages, but have specialised in Chinese. They are often quick to fix issues when their users rep... Read more.

tofulearn.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Dictionary iOS Mobile Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters Web

2 0

Foxears over 4 years

华老师信箱 (Chinese language Q&A from 华文教育网)

This is a Q&A page where teachers answer questions about Mandarin, mainly vocabulary use and grammar, but sometimes other questions as well. It's mostly useful because of the wealth of information ... Read more.

hwjyw.com

Advanced Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

2 0

Olle Linge almost 7 years