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中國語言 = Languages of China
A searchable dictionary of pronunciations and meanings of Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hakka (Kejia) for 53,000+ Chinese characters. Multiple search methods include Hanyu Pinyin, Cantonese, English, four-corner, bushou (radicals), etc.
(Added: 22-Mar-2002 / Hits [2013- ]: 29)
An online dictionary for looking up simplified Chinese characters and idioms. For characters, it provides pinyin (with sound), changjie, unicode value, explanation of phrases, as well as citations from 康熙字典 and 說文解字.
(Added: 11-Jul-2007 / Hits [2013- ]: 118)
異體字字典 = Dictionary of Chinese Character Variants
Created and maintained by Mandarin Promotion Council, Ministry of Education, R.O.C., this dictionary contains more than 10 thousands characters and can be searched by strokes and radicals. It also includes many useful tables.
(Added: 9-Oct-2001 / Hits [2013- ]: 24)
粵語審音配詞字庫 = Chinese Character Database: With Word-formations
An online syllabary of the Cantonese dialect. For each character it provides Cantonese pronunciations, typical word-forms, homophones, internal codes (Big5 and Unicode), Cangjie input code, related syllables, and hyperlinks to various online resources.
(Added: 14-Jul-2003 / Hits [2013- ]: 51)
縱橫在線中文字典 = CKC Online Chinese Dictionary
Covers both simplified and traditional characters with pronunciations of Putonghua and Cantonese. Searchable by code, character, pronunciations of Putonghua or Cantonese. Displays also strokes and links to other online dictionaries. Developed by the Hong Kong Institute of Education.
(Added: 7-May-2013 / Hits [2013- ]: 149)
Developed by Dept. of Education of Taiwan, this comprehensive Chinese dictionary provides rich entries on words and phrases of all subjects, biographies of Chinese and foreigners. It is equipped with a sophisticated
search engine and includes 11 full text books on Chinese philology and 19 appendixes which can be used as handbooks.
(Added: 10-Jan-2000 / Hits [2013- ]: 22)
Provides a searchable database containing over 60,000 acronyms/abbreviations and their meanings. The focus of the database is technology, telecommunications, and the military, but many general topics are also included. Users can also search for acronyms related to a particular word or topic using the advanced search function.
(Added: 4-Dec-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 15)
Bartleby.com : Great Books Online
Offers complete electronic version of preeminent contemporary reference works, e.g. Columbia Encyclopedia; The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language; Simpson's Contemporary Quotations; Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, etc. There are also full text of many classic works, e.g. Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Oxford Book of English Verse, etc.
(Added: 17-Nov-1999 / Hits [2013- ]: 31)
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Includes Cambridge International Dictionary of English, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms, and Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Each word is accompanied by an example on how the word is used in a sentence.
(Added: 13-Jan-2001 / Hits [2013- ]: 108)
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Comprises over 18,000 entries that reveal the etymologies, trace the origins and otherwise catalog 'words with a tale to tell.' This is the 1898 edition of the print copy.
(Added: 13-Mar-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 17)
A language translator to translate from English to other languages including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc. and vice versa.
(Added: 11-Oct-2004 / Hits [2013- ]: 20)
This freely accessible database has over 7,000,000 entries in 30 languages. Users can type in a word and the database will translate the word in different languages.
(Added: 13-Mar-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 10)
The World Wide Web edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus. Other features includes Word of the Day, Word Game, and Word of the Wise.
(Added: 29-Jan-1997 / Hits [2013- ]: 19)
Online Chinese Dictionary
Provides translations of terms and phrases in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portugese or Russia.
(Added: 10-Oct-2006 / Hits [2013- ]: 14)
Online version of Carl Liungman's Thought Signs (1995), itself an updated and expanded version of his Dictionary of Symbols. Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, organized into 54 groupings based on graphic characteristics, and has 1,600 brief articles that discuss the history and meaning of the ideograms. Searchable by graphics and words.
(Added: 15-Jan-1999 / Hits [2013- ]: 10)
An online translation dictionary for the pairs English-French, English-Italian, Chinese-English, English-Chinese, etc. with a forum where native speakers and experienced students respond to your questions about grammar and composition in the target language. Also provides useful phrases and links to news items, images and forum discussions with the searched word in title/context.
(Added: 3-Oct-2013 / Hits [2013- ]: 63)
Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus
A searchable Web dictionary with an integrated thesaurus. Its headword list is approximately 50,000. Entries contain definition, pronunciation, synonyms, examples, etc.
(Added: 13-Mar-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 16)
A dictionary and word finder with more than 280,000 possible lookup words and phrases. Covers American, British, Australian, Canadian and Asian English spellings and words.
(Added: 19-Apr-2006 / Hits [2013- ]: 11)
A language portal with more than 1,500 dictionaries representing over 230 languages. Includes language and subject dictionaries, and also an interactive translator of text and Web pages.
(Added: 4-Dec-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 13)
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