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Check out Ethnologue - http://www.ethnologue.com/country/CN/languages . For specific information on each Chinese minority language click on "More information" i.e. for Narua (6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Mongolian. Sichuan Province speakers assigned to the Mongolian nationality. Language of recognized nationality: Naxi. Yunnan ...


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The only online dictionary database I can find is 《新华字典》. It is a Microsoft Access database containing 20823 characters. You can run a query on the database and search for "方言" in the "xiangjie"(详解) column. There are shortcomings however, 20823 characters may not be comprehensive enough, and it usually doesn't tell you which dialect the character is used in. ...


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I think these are the somewhat basic terms and you probably will hear them quite often. Listed in http://www.hxen.com/word/changyong/2009-01-04/65060.html 经济学词汇 A accounting:会计 accounting cost :会计成本 accounting profit :会计利润 adverse selection :逆向选择 allocation 配置 allocation of resources :资源配置 allocative efficiency :配置效率 antitrust legislation ...


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I'm not sure how well it's implemented but you can check this out: 台湾闽南语推荐用字 台湾闽南语推荐用字 台湾闽南语推荐用字为台湾闽南语书写系统的汉字建议用字表,实施单位为中华民国教育部。 简介 台湾闽南语推荐用字于2009年9月中发布完700个字,并发布于教育部国语推行委员会(国语会)1的网站,免费供一般社会人士与学生等下载运用。 台湾官方以4年时间整理的用字,第一批闽南语推荐用字于2007年5月30日颁布,共有300字2, 2008年5月1日公布第2批100字3, ...


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By now, on the second anniversary of your question, I should think it safe to assume you've got it all figured out. It is a good question though, which many beginners probably have. Since this is my first post and I lack reputation, I may post no more than two links. Thus, here are my two favorite browser-based pinyin cheat-sheets: ...


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Try 新闻酸菜馆 For some reasons, mainland Chinese do not have much existence on podcast, but you can find tons of fine broadcasts on another app, 荔枝FM (you have to search in Chinese with that though.).


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中西星名对照表 on wikipedia has ~1000 star names and is good enough for common astrophiles. I haven't read the book but it is said 《中西对照·恒星图表1950.0》 has more than 3000 star names, which might be the extremely comprehensive dictionary you're looking for.


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Try this one: http://www.godic.net/ (hope it helps)


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Try out http://www.cantoneease.com Just type the Chinese Characters in Traditional Chinese. The reading will be displayed along with tone contour.


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Some resources for learning Cantonese, Good starter sites: cantonese.ca - This has a good collections of beginner words in useful categories. cantonesehq.com - This site has some tips and tricks for beginner and a collection of mnemonics for absolute beginners. Best online dictionary: cantonese.sheik.co.uk/ - best online dictionary for cantonese ...


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hot weibo should be a good alternative, you can read it by different categories.


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Google Translate allows some degree of user participation. Strictly speaking it's not exactly a dictionary, but you can use it as one.


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There are many websites like PopupChinese or ChinesePod as well as textbooks or HSK practice exams with companion CDs that have beginner appropriate dialogues. One big list of listening materials is here: http://resources.hackingchinese.com/t/Listening. With the online sites you often need to pay additional money for a premium membership in order to ...


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This is not exactly a dictionary, but if you have individual words you need to find the meaning of quickly, you may want to try this: http://translate.reference.com/ I have used Chinese-English, and occasionally other languages as well. As with many digital translation devices, the result isn't always ideal, but you can probably use this as an additional ...


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http://www.sexymandarin.com is suitable for beginners… I haven't got anything good for exam preparation but if u wanna learn it in depth it's better to find a native speaker and listen to him speaking


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http://fanyi.baidu.com/#zh can do this - Set 中文 as your source language Set 文言文 as your destination language Let hilarity ensue It returns “汝" for ”你", but doesn't suggest alternates such as “子"/”君"/"卿", which is weird since “汝” seems the "least classical" of all of those. Interestingly it does return "君" for “您" which seems appropriate. Translations ...


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Well actually we also use "我" in classical Chinese. For example: 《曹刿论战》:“齐师伐我。” And as for 汝, it is not equivalent to 你/您. Sometimes 君 is also used to refer to 你/您. Therefore it's very hard to find such a dictionary that convert everything to classical Chinese and even if it exists it may not be correct.( And I guess there is no such a dictionary.) You may ...



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