Collins Mandarin Chinese Pocket Dictionary: English-Chinese & Chinese-English 9780008196035

Collins Chinese Pocket Dictionary: English-Chinese & Chinese-English

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Collins Chinese Pocket Dictionary: English-Chinese & Chinese-English.


  • This new edition offers the user up-to-date coverage of today’s Mandarin Chinese and English.
  • Clear layout and presentation of information makes it ideal for learners of both languages.
  • Designed for those studying both English and Mandarin Chinese, whether at school, for work or for travel.
  • It is the ideal text for anyone who needs reliable information in a handy, portable format.
  • Offers up-to-date coverage of Mandarin Chinese and English, with thousands of phrases and examples guiding the user to the most appropriate translation.
  • To help with the pronunciation of Mandarin Chinese words, the dictionary includes pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples.
  • Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries.
  • In addition, the dictionary also includes both simplified and traditional or complex Chinese characters.
  • Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
  • The radical index is a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find Chinese characters without knowing their pronunciation.
  • A practical supplement covers correspondence in Chinese and English, including sample letters, emails and CVs.


Published in 2017, 4th edition, paperback, 680 pages, 15 x 11 cm.

ISBN 9780008196035

Publisher - Collins

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  • Publisher  Collins
  • ISBN  9780008196035