The Contemporary Chinese Dictionary (Chinese-English Edition)
This is a medium-sized Chinese dictionary with standard English translations, which contains over 60,000 entries including characters, words, phrases, colloquialisms and idioms. This dictionary also includes words from classical times that have survived in contemporary usage as well as slang and words from Chinese dialects that have become widely used.
The dictionary has been extolled as a classic of the contemporary Chinese language thanks to its balanced compendium of every day words, encyclopedia of terms of standard reference, and its accurate definitions and highly illustrative examples. With five appendices including Chronology of Chinese History in both Chinese and English. Instruction: The following introduction to this book is in Chinese. If your computer doesn't show Chinese characters, please right-click your mouse, select Encoding and then select Chinese Simplified to read in Chinese