The Best (Online) Chinese Dictionary – Reblog from Hotpot

9 Mar

Here’s a re-post from another great China blog – City Hotpot. This is my first reblog, so apologies for any repeat information. I’ve just started using as well, but it seems to be a great resource. Check it out!



If you’re learning Chinese, this is by far the best dictionary I’ve found: Here’s a brief overview of why and how you can use NCIKU as a great reference tool and resource in helping you to learn Chinese.

Why It’s the Best  

  • English-to-Chinese translation.  If you type in the word, “restaurant,” for example, NCIKU will give you just what you need to know in a clear and easy to read fashion: the characters of the word in Chinese, how to pronounce the characters, and the context of how the word is used in sentences. (NCIKU is also an excellent Chinese-English dictionary.  However, for this article, I’m going to focus on NCIKU for people who are learning Chinese.

Preview of “restaurant in Chinese, restaurant translation by Nciku Chinese Dictionary” copy

  • Most popular word in everyday usage is listed first.  Sometimes, there may be more than one translation of a word. NCIKU gives you a brief definition of each…

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2 Responses to “The Best (Online) Chinese Dictionary – Reblog from Hotpot”

  1. wodezitie March 9, 2013 at 6:46 pm #

    Thanks for the reblog, Rene! Looking forward to your next posts. 🙂

    • TheZingR March 9, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

      No problem, and thank you for the great post.

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