Tuttle English-Chinese Dictionary

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$29.95
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SKU:
9780804839921
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804839921
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
05/10/2010
Illustrations:
2-color throughout; over 40,000 entries
Number of Pages:
384
Trim Size:
6 X 9

This is an extensive and user–friendly Chinese–English dictionary.

The Tuttle English–Chinese Dictionary is the only English–Chinese dictionary specifically designed for English speakers who are learning the Chinese language. It provides comprehensive, accurate and up–to–date definitions for over 40,000 words, phrases and idioms, including the latest vocabulary for business, technology, sport and the media.

Concise definitions are given for each word and phrase shortening the time it takes to learn Chinese. About 10,000 example sentences with Chinese translation are provided for commonly used words, to illustrate their usage and develop effective communication skills in Chinese. These sentences are idiomatic and relevant to aspects of daily life in China today. Pinyin romanized forms are given for all Chinese words and phrases so the reader can pronounce them with ease and accuracy A concise guide to Chinese characters, pronunciation, tones and grammar along with lists of common character components and measure words are found at the front of the dictionary, while Chinese personal and place names are listed at the back.
  • Comprehensive and accurate with 40,000 words, phrases and idioms.
  • The only English–Chinese dictionary designed for English speakers.
  • Pinyin romanizations are given for al Chinese words and phrases.
  • Includes 10,000 example sentences to help develop communications skills.


About the Author:
Li Dong is an educator with more than 40 years of experience teaching in China, the UK, the USA and New Zealand. He has published numerous articles on Chinese lexicography and is the author of six dictionaries published by Tuttle Publishing, including Tuttle Learner's Chinese-English Dictionary, Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary and Tuttle Pocket Chinese Dictionary.