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Is it necessary to learn to write Chinese characters by hand? (Hacking Chinese)

Written Chinese characters are regarded by some as the true essence of Chinese; without learning to write by hand, you're not learning Chinese. Others go to extremes in the other direction, claimin... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge over 8 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 about 9 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 about 9 years

草书字体转换器 (Cursive font converter)

This is an awesome site where you can convert any text in simplified Chinese to various cursive fonts. Excellent for learning to read cursive handwriting or just producing pictures of characters th... Read more.

ziti88.com

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

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Olle Linge about 9 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 9 years

Blip (Plugin that teaches you Chinese while you browse)

This Chrome plug-in will insert Chinese characters in texts you read in your browser based on what words you're currently learning. This is a really neat idea that diversifies learning vocabulary a... Read more.

blip.nfshost.com

Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Web

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Olle Linge over 9 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 over 9 years

MandarinBanana: Remembering Chinese Characters by Drawing Like a Four-Year-Old

This website serves the purpose to create memorable mnemonics for simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Users can create mnemonics, and add images to the mnemonics using a paint-like front... Read more.

mandarinbanana.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters SRS Traditional-Characters Video

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Matthias over 9 years

Stroke Order Project - Wikimedia Commons

This project aims to create a complete set of high quality and free illustrations to clearly show the stroke orders of Han characters (hanzi, kanji, kana, hantu, and hanja). Read more.

commons.wikimedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-collections Characters Handwriting Web

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Matthias almost 10 years

Chinese font test page (Chinese Text Project)

THis is a simple but brilliant tool that allows you to check the fonts you currently have installed on your computer/browser. It shows you a number of pictures of characters next to what your compu... Read more.

ctext.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

Introduction to Chinese Characters (Video by ABCsof Chinese)

This is a neat video that introduces Chinese characters to complete beginners. It's not a substitute for a real lecture on how characters work, but this is still the best introduction I have seen s... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Video

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

250 Physical Verbs in English and Chinese (一步一个脚印)

This is an excellent list of physical verbs in English and Chinese, compiled by Carl Gene Fordham. The list contains the verbs themselves in both English and Chinese, as well as an example sentence... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge almost 10 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

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Kai Carver almost 10 years

Melnyks Chinese (Podcast / Audio Course)

This website and podcast offer theme-based, progressive online audio lessons. There are transcripts, worksheets, mobile apps, videos and more. Not all of this content is free, but the beginning of ... Read more.

melnyks.com

Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Audio Course Text

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Olle Linge almost 10 years

LearnWithOliver - Chinese Flashcards - Learn Chinese Language Online

Learn Mandarin Chinese online with our Audio Flashcard System, multiple choice test, annotated texts and games. Suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners. Read more.

learnwitholiver.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context General Language-learning Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Tools-and-Apps

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antosch almost 10 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

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ednorog almost 10 years

Learning with Texts (online version)

An online tool for reading texts in foreign languages and saving & reviewing new words and expressions. It can also be downloaded at http://lwt.sourceforge.net/ but it requires more than average co... Read more.

lwtfi3m.co

Advanced Intermediate General Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Online-Tool Review

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ednorog almost 10 years

Character Pop

Explode Chinese characters into their building blocks; visualize and remember how they are formed. Read more.

characterpop.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Characters Web

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stefanwienert almost 10 years

Horizontal Hanzi: Learn to differentiate similar Chinese characters

Helps with differentiating similar (in appearance) characters. Read more.

horizontalhanzi.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Web

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ChineseTutor about 10 years

10 Inspiring Chinese Proverbs for Chinese Learners

Want to learn about Chinese proverbs? Here are detailed explanations of 10 Chinese proverbs that will inspire you. Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Vocabulary Information-and-Advice

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Alan about 10 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

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hanpingchinese about 10 years

Learn a Chinese Phrase (Wayne State University on YouTube)

There are currently around 80 videos here that introduces vocabulary and phrases in Chinese. They are mostly idiomatic expressions or other words that typically don't appear in textbooks, so that's... Read more.

youtube.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-collections Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge about 10 years

電腦名詞譯名 (English-Chinese computer terms)

This is a VERY comprehensive list of computer related terms in Chinese which works well for translation or detailed look-ups rather than studying. The list is mainly in traditional characters (the ... Read more.

iicm.org.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Translation

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Chinese: A Modular Approach (FSI Language Courses)

This course is designed to give a practical command of spoken Standard Chinese. Nine situational modules form the core of the course. Each core module consists of tapes, a student textbook, and a w... Read more.

fsi-language-courses.org

Beginner Listening Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Course Textbook

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Olle Linge about 10 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

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Olle Linge over 10 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

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Chinese numerals (Wikipedia)

Numbers in Chinese can be very frustrating sometimes, mostly because the number system isn't a 1:1 matching with English, so apart from learning the words for different numbers, you also need to ad... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 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

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Olle Linge over 10 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

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Olle Linge over 10 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

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Olle Linge over 10 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 10 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

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Alan Modey about 2 years

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

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Olle Linge over 3 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 over 3 years

Hack Chinese - SRS platform for learning Chinese vocabulary online

Hack Chinese is an online tool that aims to solve one of the most pressing challenges faced by Chinese learners: memorizing vocabulary. It caters to non-beginner students who want to reach a high l... Read more.

hackchinese.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Paid SRS Web

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Dariya over 3 years

The Outlier Dictionary of Chinese Characters

Outlier Linguistics Dictionary of Chinese characters is an excellent tool to help you understand and thereby learn Chinese characters more effectively. It gives you instant access to the latest res... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

田字格字帖生成器 (Chinese Characters Stroke Order Worksheet Creator)

This is a web tool that generates practice sheets for Chinese characters, including stroke order. The interface in entirely in Chinese, but the service is free and requires no log-in. To get stroke... Read more.

an2.net

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Chinese Character Frequency List (HanziCraft)

Around 6,000 simplified characters without definition or Pinyin, but with clickable links to more information about each character. Not specified what data this list is based on. This resource w... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 5 years

SUBTLEX-CH: Chinese Word and Character Frequencies Based on Film Subtitles.

This list is based on Chinese movie subtitles and is thus as close to natural spoken language as you can get. 100,000 simplified words without definition or Pinyin, You will find some 这个 and 不能, bu... Read more.

crr.ugent.be

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 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

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

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Foxears about 6 years

Learn languages online for free with Mondly - Language learning made easy, fun and free

Mondly is a mobile app very similar to Duolingo (which does not support Chinese). Pro: * more or less straight course to take, no distractions * It has several languages besides Chinese. Th... Read more.

mondlylanguages.com

Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Course Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters

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stefan-wienert over 6 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

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Olle Linge over 8 years

國語一字多音審訂表 (List of variant character pronunciations, Taiwan standard)

This is a very large list of traditional characters with multiple pronunciations in the form of an Excel file (the other two files are announcements about the list in Chinese). The first sheet just... Read more.

word.hlc.edu.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Pronunciation Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 8 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

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Those Chinese characters that are really easy to get mixed up (Fluent in Mandarin)

This is blog post listing easily confused characters. It's very helpful to see these next to each other since they are hard to keep separate if you only see them one by one. The selection is based ... Read more.

fluentinmandarin.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

PolyglotGamedev (Gaming vocabulary)

This is a very, very large document with thousands of translated gaming terms in 25 languages, including both simplified and traditional Chinese. It can be useful for learners who want to brush the... Read more.

docs.google.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Game

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Olle Linge almost 9 years

A Radical View (radicals neatly grouped by theme from gotCharacters)

A neat overview of most of the radicals, grouped by meaning. Sold as a poster too! Read more.

gotcharacters.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Bigram frequencies and mutual information in Modern Chinese (Chinese Text Computing)

This tool gives you the most common bigrams found in news language or general fiction (choose which one). Note that a bigram isn't necessarily a word. For instance, 一个 isn't a word, but it's a very... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Research Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

KTdict: iPhone and iPad dictionary for Chinese learners

This is a dictionary app for iOS that apart from the dictionary itself also offers a document reader (with pop-up translations), OCR (optical character reading) and flashcards. It comes in a paid a... Read more.

ktdict.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps iOS

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Olle Linge over 9 years

常用100個破音字 (Quiz of 100 common polyphonic characters)

This is a quiz of 100 common polyphonic characters in Chinese. A polyphonic character is a character that has more than one pronunciation. Through 100 sentences, this quiz asks you to fill in the r... Read more.

chinesewaytogo.org

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Urban Dictionary Chinese

Urban Dictionary is a user-edited dictionary of colloquial language and slang. This is the Chinese edition. Words are usually explained in English, but sometimes only in Chinese. There are also exa... Read more.

zh.urbandictionary.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Dictionary Web

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Quantifying Simplified Chinese

What can we say mathematically about the difference between simplified and traditional Chinese characters? This is an in-depth discussion about character simplification, the information content of ... Read more.

medium.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Simplified-Characters Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 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

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Dictionary Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 years