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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.

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Frill - The Chinese pop-up dictionary for Safari

Frill is a Chinese to English pop-up dictionary extension for Safari. Similar to Perapera for Firefox or Zhongwen for Chrome, its dictionary has over 100,000 words. Read more.

frill.miknight.com

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hanpingchinese over 5 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.

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hanpingchinese over 5 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

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mikelove over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Learning the third tone in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

The third tone is an essentially low tone. The only time it's pronounced with a high element is in front of another third tone (when it turns into a second tone) and when in complete isolation (whi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 years

How to find more time to practise listening (Hacking Chinese)

When it comes to learning to understand spoken Chinese, there are few shortcuts. The more you listen, the more you will understand. But how can we fit more listening into our lives without cutting ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge almost 5 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

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

How to learn Chinese characters as a beginner (Hacking Chinese)

Writing Chinese characters for the first time can be very hard, mostly because it's so different from writing letters. It feels more like drawing a picture than writing! This article is aimed at be... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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

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Olle Linge almost 5 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

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

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Learning the right chengyu the right way (Hacking Chinese)

Many people regard chengyu as the golden key to the Chinese language and believe that learning chengyu will impress native speakers and take their Chinese to the next level. However, learning cheng... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Olle Linge about 5 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

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hanpingchinese about 5 years

Pinyinput (type Pinyin with tone marks)

Pinyinput is an input method editor (IME) for Windows that makes it easy to type Hanyu Pinyin with tone marks, like so: Hànyǔ Pīnyīn. Read more.

pinyinput.net

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imron over 5 years

East Asia Student - A Blog About Random Stuff Related to East Asia

This is Hugh Grigg's site about his East Asia studies (as the title implies). Even though the site is about all East Asia, I think most posts are still about Chinese in some way, including a large ... Read more.

eastasiastudent.net

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Tom over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Ninchanese | Efficient and enjoyable Chinese learning

Ninchanese is a complete way to learn Chinese. Its online course allows you to learn and practice how to read, write, speak and understand Chinese in an enjoyable manner. It combines game mechanics... Read more.

ninchanese.com

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Sarah over 3 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

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Olle Linge over 3 years

CC-Canto - Open-source online Cantonese-English dictionary (Pleco)

Website for Pleco's new free, open-source Cantonese-English dictionary CC-Canto, with 20,000 dedicated Cantonese-English entries plus another 110,000 entries from CC-CEDICT to which we've added hum... Read more.

cantonese.org

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Beginner Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Android Cantonese Dictionary iOS Mobile Online-Tool Web

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mikelove almost 4 years

Hanping Chinese Popup

The ultimate solution for quickly looking up Chinese words on your smartphone or tablet, no matter what app (or system screens) you are using. Note: For Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Whe... Read more.

play.google.com

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hanpingchinese over 4 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

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Tones are more important than you think (Hacking Chinese)

Tones are more important than most people think. Just because native speakers reduce tones and speak quickly, it doesn't mean that you can do the same and get away with it. Don't be fooled by peopl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Blog

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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Olle Linge over 4 years

A language learner’s guide to reading comics in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

This article is a guide to reading comics in Chinese, suitable for beginners as well as those who already have some experience. Reading comics is an excellent way of attacking the Great Wall of Chi... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

Chinese Hacks (Tips, Tricks, Hacks, Software and Websites to make learning Chinese easier)

Chinese Hacks is run by Dave Flynn and might look similar to Hacking Chinese at first glance, but actually isn't. Most of the articles on Chinese Hacks are about software, apps or other tools for l... Read more.

chinesehacks.com

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

Studying Chinese when your grades matter (Hacking Chinese)

Ideally, we would study Chinese just because we want to and in any manner we see fit, but this isn't how it works for most students. Instead, we need to care about tests and grades, an extra layer ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate General Information-and-Advice Blog Exam

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Language Log » Victor Mair

Language Log is an excellent blog where ~20 authors share their thoughts about languages and related topics. While the other authors also post interesting articles, I have chosen to link directly t... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Arch Chinese - Learn to read and write Chinese characters

Arch Chinese offers a wide range of tools, but the thing I really find worth highlighting is the dictionary. It's pretty helpful for beginners as it contains stroke order animations and a lot of in... Read more.

archchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate General Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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mikelove over 5 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

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mikelove over 5 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.

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hanpingchinese over 5 years

Laowai Chinese 老外中文

Laowai Chinese doesn't update often, but when it does, it's usually worth reading. The blog is about anything related to Chinese and China, but I find posts about vocabulary, grammar and culture th... Read more.

laowaichinese.net

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Pinyin Conversion: Number <> Tone Mark (Lexilogos)

This is a neat little tool that converts pin1yin1 with numbers to pīnyīn with tone marks. Very simple, very useful. Read more.

lexilogos.com

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Online Pinyin Input Method (網上拼音輸入法)

Online Pinyin Input Method is a free online Chinese typing tool using Mandarin/Putonghua pinyin codes. We empower you to type Chinese online anytime, anywhere with any computer for free! Read more.

pinyinput.com

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Olle Linge over 5 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

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Foxears over 1 year

The Mandarin Corner (self-studying Mandarin language and culture)

This is a blog about Chinese language and culture run by Lewis Tatt. It's been online for several years, but I only noticed it recently. It hosts a large number of interesting articles, often focus... Read more.

themandarincornerblog.com

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Olle Linge about 3 years

Decipher Chinese (level-adjusted reading practice)

Easy HSK level graded articles written by experienced mandarin teachers - Beginner and Intermediate, HSK1 HSK2 HSK3 HSK4. In essence, this service provides short texts for specific HSK levels. It's... Read more.

decipherchinese.com

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

HanDeDict - Chinesisch-deutsches Wörterbuch

HanDeDict is an open-source, collaboratively edited Chinese-German dictionary, licensed under Create Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0 DE). It started out as a translation of the CEDICT Chinese-English diction... Read more.

handedict.zydeo.net

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Pinyin Tone Tool (Toshuō)

This pinyin converter turns pinyin with numbers into pinyin with tone marks. Enter pinyin followed by numbers 1-4 represent the Chinese tones.  For neutral tone words, either type 5 or no number. Read more.

toshuo.com

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

DigMandarin

DigMandarin offer several interesting resources for free. The blog is a mix of directly useful resources, such as vocabulary for certain situations, and information/inspiration on learning Mandarin... Read more.

digmandarin.com

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Chinese Computing Information (input methods, fonts, browsers, coding)

This is a comprehensive introduction to the world of digital Chinese, including the following: Script Basics Activate Keyboards for Typing Browser Recommendations Web Developm... Read more.

symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Preparing for rainy days and dealing with slumps (Hacking Chinese)

We all experience slumps in our learning, but there are many thing we can do to reduce the negative effects of these slumps. The solution is three-fold: Preparing for the slump before it hits you, ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

Tasty Mantou Chinese (Online dictionary)

This dictionary is new and looks promising. It provides easy look-up for characters and words (both simplified and traditional) along with sample sentences with audio. You can also write characters... Read more.

tastymantou.com

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Olle Linge almost 5 years

Peggy Teaches Chinese (Videos, Lessons, Tutoring)

Peggy Teaches Chinese offers a wide variety of videos about learning Chinese (there are currently more than a hundred on YouTube) and they are all free. Peggy also have videos about food and cultur... Read more.

peggyteacheschinese.com

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Olle Linge over 5 years

10 Simple Phrases for Improving Your Conversational Skills (Skritter Blog)

Every textbook should contain these (and some more) phrases. By learning some common sentences such as "how do I say this in Chinese", "can you please say that again" and so on, you can increase th... Read more.

blog.skritter.com

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Olle Linge over 5 years