Chinese-English Dictionary 汉英词典
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Tip: Disambiguating different senses of a Chinese word
Chinese is a rich language with a long history and this leads to words that have
many different meanings. That is, the same character or combination of characters
has different meanings in different contexts. See the help article
Disambiguating different senses of a Chinese word for an
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Development of written symbols was a critical step in the evolution of human society.
The long history of Chinese characters makes it especially interesting to study.
The study of Chinese characters makes them especially interesting to study.
In addition, their study can help us to understand Chinese culture and society in the
modern age and in ancient times. This article describes tools and the historic development of methods for
representation of Chinese characters from ancient to modern times, including displaying Chinese fonts
on computer displays and tools and source materials for font creation and graphic design.
A searchable historic database
Introduces Chinese parts of speech, phrases, sentence elements, sentence use, aspects of an action,
special predicates and complex sentences.
A gentle introduction for learners with minimal background in modern
Chinese or even none at all, this article outlines development and history
of the language, grammar, important authors, and gives a number of
examples with text in both Chinese and English
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