Chinese-English Dictionary

Online Chinese-English Dictionary

  • To begin using the dictionary, please click here:
  • Type, or copy and paste English words, Pinyin or Chinese characters on the search bar to find the Pinyin, English definition of the Chinese Character, examples, pronunciation and stroke order animations
  • Handwriting input and recognition on the right hand corner of the main page
  • Move the mouse on an example sentence to show the Pinyin, and click the button followed by sentence to listen to the pronunciation
  • Learn how to write by watching the display of the strokes of Chinese characters on the bottom of the page


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