China Studies: Online Dictionaries and Resources

Provides a starting point for China Studies, including resources to find books, articles, newspapers, etc. This page also includes Chinese studies course guides, and information of travel to China.

Chinese Dictionaries (Complete list)

Consult the Chinese Dictionaries complete page at

For this course, the Classical Chinese Dictionaries (can be found as one of tabs in the above link) is more relevant for you. This page is for "Online dictionaries."

Chinese dictionary APP for smartphone

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

Popup Chinese dictionary for browser (add-ons)

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)