Chinese-English Dictionary To search for pinyin ü, use "u:" (u followed by a colon) or "v". If you are willing to host this dictionary, I have made the necessary files available in a zip file. To set up a mirror, you will need CGI access on your server. This Chinese/English dictionary provides a searchable interface for the CEDICT dictionary originally put together by Paul Denisowksi. Some points to remember when using this dictionary: You can download the dictionary data at the CEDICT website. For a off-line way to search the dictionary, please check out the CEL utility from Richard Warmington. When searching by Chinese you can tell the dictionary to find entries that start with the characters, end with the characters, or have the characters anywhere within the final word. When searching by pinyin, you must include a space between the different pinyin syllables. When searching by English, searches are not case sensitive. To search by radical/stroke order, please use my Character Dictionary.
Learn How to Read & Write Chinese Characters Chinese Character Tutorial If you're interested in reading and writing Chinese characters, there's no better place to get started than with the numbers 1-10. They are quite simple to write, useful to know, and are exactly the same in both the traditional and simplified writing systems. So grab a piece of paper and a pencil, give a click on the links below, and try to write the characters with proper stroke order as demonstrated: Now that you know these characters, you actually know how to read and write all the numbers through 100. Ready for a challenge? Because the Chinese simplified system is based on the traditional one, many characters are exactly the same in both systems, as we saw with the the numbers 1-10. To get a bit more practical, here are the 25 most frequently used characters in the Chinese language: Source: Want to keep going? Continue learning Traditional Chinese characters Continue learning Simplified Chinese characters
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AUE: The alt.usage.english Home Page This is the web site of the alt.usage.english newsgroup Here you'll find: Information about newsgroups in general and alt.usage.english in particular: our logo, our people, more, in About the alt.usage.english newsgroup. FAQs: We've got lots of them! The Introductory documents (mini-FAQs). Pronunciation is a big topic in alt.usage.english, but in newsgroups we can't use those fancy characters you see in dictionaries. Listen to the sounds of English from across the USA and around the world in the Audio Archive. The Links page has hundreds of categorised links to English usage and other interesting web sites. Another English usage site, that of the uk.culture.language.english newsgroup, is hosted here. If you're a regular visitor, you might like to look at What's New? If you know what you're looking for but not where to find it, try the English Usage Site Search facility, which searches this site and other English usage sites in one operation.
Daily Chinese Handwriting Practice - Arch Chinese Help:IPA for English Throughout Wikipedia, the pronunciations of English words are conveyed by means of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA); for a basic introduction to IPA, see Help:IPA/Introduction. In particular, the following tables list the relevant transcription for various English diaphonemes; for a more complete key, see Help:IPA, which includes sounds that do not occur in English. (If the IPA symbols are not displayed properly by your browser, then see the links at the bottom of this page.) If you feel it is necessary to add a pronunciation respelling using another convention, then please use the conventions of Wikipedia's pronunciation respelling key. Dialect variations This key accommodates standard General American, Received Pronunciation, Canadian English, South African English, Australian English, and New Zealand English pronunciations. Other words may have different vowels depending on the speaker. Key (Words in SMALL CAPITALS are the standard lexical sets. See also Notes External links
French › Level one lessons › People and things · Les gens et les choses By the end of this lesson, you should understand: Qu’est-ce que c’est ? C'est une colombe. Voici les deux garçons ! Grammar · Gender of nouns · Genre des noms In French, all nouns have a grammatical gender; that is, they are either masculine (m) or feminine (f). Most nouns that express people or animals have both a masculine and a feminine form. However, there are some nouns that talk about people or animals whose gender is fixed, regardless of the actual gender of the person or animal. The nouns that express things without an obvious gender (e.g., objects and abstract concepts) have only one form. (show ▼) Supplementary grammar · Common endings  Exceptions There are many exceptions to gender rules in French which can only be learned. Vocabulary · Example nouns  Vocabulary gallery Grammar · Articles  The definite article · L'article défini In English, the definite article is always the. In French, the definite article is changed depending on the noun's: /fil/ ).
Practical Chinese Reader Texts with sound Practical Chinese Reader Texts & Exercises with Sound Files Students are expected to prepare all the following materials before their weekly classes. Click the links under "Lessons" to listen and read the texts. When you are on a Chinese text web page, you can either click on the title of the text to download the sound file of the lesson or you can click on the Chinese sentences and listen to the lesson sentence by sentence with the English translation in the pop-up windows. You will need the hardcopies of the Practical Chinese Reader to follow the exercises under "Ex". Click here for the ktmatu PCR vocabulary Michaemas Term Hilary Term Trinity Term