- Oxford Chinese-English Dictionary - DioDict
The Oxford Chinese Dictionary • Largest and most up-to-date single-volume English-Chinese Chinese-English dictionary available • Over 300,000 words, phrases and 370,000 translations • Input characters using Pinyin or by writing them on the screen with your finger • Ideal for learners and professional translators of Chinese and English • No internet connection needed.
By far the largest and most up-to-date single-volume Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary available, and endorsed by academics world-wide, the Oxford Chinese Dictionary has been designed for both English speakers learning Chinese and Chinese speakers learning English.
It contains hundreds of thousands of words, including the latest vocabulary from computing, business, the media, and the arts, as well as tens of thousands of example phrases illustrating key points of construction and usage. There are over 300 cultural notes giving essential information about many aspects of life and culture in the Chinese and English-speaking worlds. All English material has been compiled by English native speaker experts, and all the Chinese material by Chinese native speaker experts based in China and so in daily contact with modern Mandarin Chinese
This ground-breaking dictionary is an indispensable reference for anyone who needs a comprehensive and authoritative Chinese-English English-Chinese dictionary: professionals, students, academics; for use at work or at home.
For Leaners of Chinese:
• all Chinese headwords are shown with Pinyin so learners can easily learn the pronunciation of a Chinese character.
• part of speech (noun, verb etc.) of each headword is shown telling you how to use a word in a sentence.
• notes on aspects of Chinese culture, e.g. 科举, 唐诗, are included under relevant entries.
• look up characters by writing them on the screen.
For Learners of English:
• includes IPA pronunciation of English headwords.
• part of speech of each headword is shown as well as irregular forms.
• notes on aspects of British and American culture, e.g. Big Ben, Native American, are included under relevant entries.
--- Chinese character input methods ---
Enter Chinese characters using one of five methods:
(i) Hanyu Pinyin,
(ii) writing character on the screen with your finger (automatic handwriting recognition)
(iii) total stroke number of character
(iv) radical of character
(v) iPhone's built-in Simplified Chinese input method.
• wildcard search: enter “?” or “*” in place of a letter when you are unsure of the spelling (e.g., “man*in” retrieves the word “mandarin”).
• browse through the dictionary alphabetically or flip from one entry to the next with a flick of a finger.
• search results are narrowed down as you type your look-up word.
• history menu lists all your recent word searches.
• save words and expressions to any number of flashcard folders.
• mark words in your flashcard folder which you still need to memorize.
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© Oxford University Press and Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press 2010
The Chinese-English source text is adapted from the New Century Chinese-English Dictionary, published by Foreign Language and Research Press ©Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press 2003.
汉英部分原文改编自外语教学与研究出版社出版的《新世纪汉英大词典》© 外语教学与研究出版社 2003
Version 3.6.6 (Aug 30, 2012)
Minor bug fixes