Chinese Dictionaries: Online Dictionaries and Resources

This guide provides users with different types of Chinese-English, English-Chinese, and Chinese-Chinese dictionaries according to the way you access them. Links to online and mobile dictionaries apps are also included.

Online Dictionaries and Resources

This page is devoted to a variety of online dictionaries and resources that can be accessed from personal computers. For information on dictionaries for mobile devices please see the relevant dictionary tab.

Index of Chinese-English Dictionaries

Search by Pinyin

Search by Radical/Strokes Count

Search by English/Chinese characters

Chinese-English Dictionaries: Search by Pinyin

Chinese-English Dictionaries: Search by Radical/Strokes Count

Chinese-English Dictionaries (Online)

Web Browser Dictionary Add-On Tools

These are translation tools work with different browsers. You need to download a plug-in add-on and it will then with your web browser.  Mouse over each link to read more...

Chinese/Chinese Dictionaries

Search by Pinyin and/or Radical

Chinese-English Dictionaries: Search by English/Chinese Characters

Chinese/Chinese Online Dictionaries

Used for specific needs

Useful resources

Podcasts for Chinese learning

Xiao xue tang (小學堂文字學資料庫)