Free Online Chinese Dictionary

Enter the text for a single character or word to look-up in our extensive Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary. You can enter a traditional or simplified character, pinyin, wade-giles or English word. For pinyin you can enter with tone marks or tone number at the end.





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You can enter the character or word to look-up in any one of the following fields:
Character enter a single simplified or traditional character to look-up for example .
Pinyin enter a pinyin representation of a character, this can include tone mark or numbers for example or wo3 and for all five tones put just wo.
Wade-Giles enter the wade-giles representation of a character e.g. wo.
English enter the English word to translate for example me.

Our dictionary data is a subset of the CC-EDICT project providing a large free Chinese Dictionary. For license information see CC-EDICT . We have only used the single character definitions and not included some of the more obscure characters leaving about 10,000 definitions.