9780781812368

Chinese-English/English-Chinese Practical Dictionary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781812368

  • ISBN10:

    0781812364

  • Edition: Bilingual
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books
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Summary

Spoken by more 850 million people worldwide, Mandarin Chinese is the standard language for business and trade in China, one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and the world's most widely-spoken language. Mandarin is also a useful study and reference tool for students of Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Tibetan, all of which have strong cultural roots in the language.Features of the dictionary include:  simplified Chinese characters and the internationally standard pinyin Romanization for all entries  a pronunciation key  a index of radicals, to aid in identifying unfamiliar characters  over 15,000 entries This convenient and practical dictionary is ideally suited to the needs of students, businesspeople, and travelers!

Author Biography

Yong Ho received his Ph.D. in anthropology and linguistics, with a specialty in Chinese anthropology and language, from Columbia University. He served as the Director of Language at China Institute in New York City and has taught Chinese at various institutions in the U.S. His other books include Beginner's Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, China: An Illustrated History, the Chinese-English Frequency Dictionary, and the Hippocrene Children's Illustrated Chinese Dictionary & Phrasebook, all published by Hippocrene Books.

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