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Kickstart your character learning with the 100 most common radicals (Hacking Chinese)

This is a list of the 100 most common radicals among the 2000 most common characters, meaning that it's excellent for beginners who want to boost their understanding of Chinese characters. The list... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

Beginner Vocabulary Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 10 years

HSK Graphs (great infographics)

Beautiful graphs/charts that show the relationships between characters in the new HSK word lists. Read more.

hskhsk.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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lazylink about 9 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 about 10 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 about 10 years

The 3000 most common Chinese characters

This site simply lists the 3000 most common characters in Chinese, including simplified, traditional and English translation. The list also includes some extra information about word formation and ... Read more.

zein.se

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Mandarin Chinese Count/Measure Words (digchinese.com)

This is a comprehensive overview of measure words in Chinese, featuring a long list of the most common ones, an explanation in English how they are used and a number of examples of words they are u... Read more.

digchinese.com

Beginner Intermediate Grammar Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 9 years

Ambiguities in Chinese character simplification

This article on Wikipedia lists character simplifications and is extremely useful if you already know one character set and want to learn the other. I have written about learning both character set... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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

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Olle Linge over 10 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 over 3 years

Handwriting samples for the HSK curriculum

This resource presents something fairly unique: handwriting samples from a famous calligrapher (田英章) for all characters in HSK, sorted by level. This includes both regular script (楷书) and semi-curs... Read more.

edsko.net

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

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Olle Linge over 4 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

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

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

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 over 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 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

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

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

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

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

A Comprehensive Guide to Euphemisms in Chinese and English (一步一个脚印)

This is a list of euphemisms in Chinese and English, sorted into 18 categories. It's probably not necessary to know how to say all these, but it's definitely useful to have heard them and understan... Read more.

carlgene.com

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge about 10 years

Radical list with colloquial names

This list of radicals is mostly the same as any other list of radicals, but with the important exception that this also includes the colloquial names of the radicals. This is very useful when you w... Read more.

blog.nciku.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Earthly Branches (Sinoglot)

This article on Sinoglot describes the earthly branches, why they are useful and how to memorise them (using the fingers). Read more.

sinoglot.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Heavenly Stems (Sinoglot)

This article introduces the heavenly stems along with an interesting way to memorise them (using the fingers). It also deals briefly with why they are useful to know. The heavenly stems are quite u... Read more.

sinoglot.com

Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Business Chinese Vocabulary List: Foreign Companies in Chinese

Nice list of foreign companies names in China. Read more.

fluentu.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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stefanwienert over 10 years

New HSK Vocabulary Lists (Audio Examples)

The audio-based New HSK vocabulary lists contain words of all levels (Band 1 - 9). Each word has a practical example so that you can not only understand the word’s meaning, but also learn its usage... Read more.

hskcourse.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Resource-highlights Audio

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Sabina 3 months

edsko.net - Handwriting samples for the HSK curriculum

This site collects calligraphy references for HSK vocabulary. Most other resources for writing cursive script uses much less frequent characters and aren't suitable for second-language learners. If... Read more.

edsko.net

Advanced Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Resource-highlights Characters

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Olle Linge about 1 year

A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese (Paul W. Kroll)

*The following introduction was written by John Renfroe and published here: [Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)](https://www.hackingchinese.com/learning-classical-chinese-... Read more.

amzn.to

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Classical-Chinese Dictionary

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Olle Linge over 2 years

王力《古代漢語常用字字典》

*The following introduction was written by John Renfroe and published here: [Learning Classical Chinese is for everyone (no, seriously!)](https://www.hackingchinese.com/learning-classical-chinese-... Read more.

cp.com.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Classical-Chinese Dictionary Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 2 years

现代汉语通用字笔顺规范电子书 (PRC authoritative stroke order for 7,000 Chinese characters)

This is a digital version of the official authoritative stroke order standard used in China. It is sorted by stroke and is not searchable, so it's a bit hard to use. Thus, other resources will ofte... Read more.

yuke.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge over 3 years

@HanpingChengyu Twitter account (animated Chinese Idiom per day)

Follow this Twitter account to get a new animated Chinese Idiom (Chengyu) in your Twitter feed every day. Characters are Simplified Chinese, pronunciation is Pinyin (coloring is [Hanping's](http://... Read more.

twitter.com

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters

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hanpingchinese almost 8 years

普通话异读词审音表 (List of variant character pronunciations, mainland standard)

This page lists variant pronunciations and their standard readings in Mandarin Chinese (Mainland Standard). It does not list characters that have different readings based on different meanings, so ... Read more.

baike.baidu.com

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

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Olle Linge over 8 years

Names of the chemical elements in Chinese (Victor Mair, Language Log)

This blog post contains both a list of most of the elements in the periodic table in both Chinese and English, but more importantly, it contains a discussion about the characters used to represent ... Read more.

languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights Blog Science-and-technology Text

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Olle Linge about 9 years

健身常用英語單詞 (Gym vocabulary in English and Chinese)

This resource is meant for Chinese people who want to learn gym vocabulary in English, but it works even better for speakers of English who want to learn Chinese. Each vocabulary is translated from... Read more.

takesport.idv.tw

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights Text Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 9 years

On the Character 革 (The World of Chinese)

The evolution of meanings behind the Chinese character 革, from the ancient meaning related to 'hunting', to it's main meaning of “to change”, and 'transformation', with an oftentimes usage on the t... Read more.

theworldofchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

On the character 性 (The World of Chinese)

When it comes to the Chinese word for sex, or 性(Xìng), avoid it in daily speech like you are a proper “sir” from the Victoria era. Defenders of decency might be disappointed to learn the original m... Read more.

theworldofchinese.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

The Year of the Horse Chengyu (Sinosplice)

This post is about 马到成功, one of the idioms used to wish someone success in the year of the horse (it has other uses as well). John Pasden explains what it means and how to use it (and some things a... Read more.

sinosplice.com

Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

How to Describe Medical Symptoms in Chinese (一步一个脚印)

In this blog post, Carl Gene Fordham goes through a long list of ways of describing different ailments and illnesses in Chinese. This is excellent if you happen to fall ill in China, but it's also ... Read more.

carlgene.com

Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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Olle Linge over 10 years

Jason D. Patent on "An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics" by Perry Link

This is a review of Perry Link's book about Chinese. This passage sums it up pretty well, and although I haven't read the book (yet), it's high on my list of books to get my hands on: "In writin... Read more.

lareviewofbooks.org

Advanced Intermediate Chinese-in-context Grammar Vocabulary Resource-highlights Book Research Review

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Olle Linge over 10 years