Reading and Writing Chinese: Third Edition, HSK All Levels (2,349 Chinese Characters and 5,000+ Compounds)
This is an entire and easy–to–use advisor for interpreting and writing chinese language characters.
Learning written chinese language is a necessary a part of studying the chinese. Used as a customary through scholars and lecturers studying to learn chinese language and write chinese language for greater than 3 many years, the bestselling Reading & Writing Chinese has been thoroughly revised and up-to-date. Reading & Writing Chinese locations at your fingertips the fundamental 1,725 chinese language characters' updated definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of right utilization through cleverly condensed grids. This advisor additionally makes a speciality of Pinyin, that's the professional procedure to transcribe Hanzi, chinese language characters, into Latin script, now universally utilized in mainland China and Singapore. conventional characters (still utilized in Taiwan and Hong Kong) also are integrated, making this an entire reference.
Newly up-to-date and revised, those characters are those formally prescribed by way of the chinese language executive for the the world over well-known try of talent in chinese language, the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). The student's skill to learn chinese language and write chinese language are bolstered all through.
Key positive aspects of this newly-expanded variation include:
- The 1,725 most often used characters in either Simplified and conventional forms.
- All 2,633 characters and 5,000+ compounds required for the HSK Exam.
- general Hanyu Pinyin romanizations.
- extra mnemonic words and etymologies that will help you keep in mind the characters.
- an intensive advent, alphabetical index, and index based on stroke count number and stroke order.
- thoroughly updated/expanded English definitions.
- handy quick-reference tables of radicals.
- up to date and revised compounds, plus 25% extra vocabulary now offered.
- Codes to help people who are getting ready for the AP examination or the HSK exam
“picture of a excessive development, a tower with roof and home windows” (Analytic Dictionary 308). 高大 gāodà be giant and tall, be tall [B] 高中 gāozhōng highschool 高矮 gāoǎi top (see body sixty one, p. thirteen on summary nouns in chinese language) 20 p1-50-_RWC 1208.indd 20 4/16/12 10:36:10 AM BASIC CHARACTERS • 100–104 搞 GǍO, to do, to purge [A] L5 搞鬼 gǎoguǐ 搞好 gǎohǎo 搞笑 gǎoxiào make; to control, to get; to methods do good humorous a hundred thirteen strokes 又 a hundred and one 2 strokes 敲 102 14 strokes 稿 YÒU, back. RIGHT-HAND radical (35).
prepared phonetically. they start with one-stroke radicals, and finish with the novel or radicals having the most important variety of strokes (17 strokes in pre-modern dictionaries, thirteen strokes in Han-Ying Cidian plus eleven characters known as “leftovers”). The dictionary-makers take each personality which isn't a thorough, come to a decision which radical in it truly is logically crucial, after which classify the nature below that radical within the dictionary or index. below each one radical, the characters are then.
Homonym, too; the context was once depended on to make the which means transparent. for instance, the phrases for “scorpion” and “10,000” have been as soon as homonyms. the nature 萬 (modern simplified shape, much less representational: 万) initially intended “scorpion” yet used to be borrowed for “10,000” in view that there has been little hazard of complicated the 2 meanings in a context. you can most likely see that it should were inconvenient to write down “10,000” within the comparable symbolic notation used to write down the numbers “one,” “two,” and “three.” four.
To “squash” right into a cave or “ferret” sth. out of a cave. “九” indicates the sound. 研究 yánjiū examine, to do examine; wisdom [A] 究办 jiūbàn to prosecute and settle a case 研究所 yánjiūsuǒ study institute, “think-tank” [B] 研究生 yánjiūshēng graduate pupil [C] L4 SHÍ, fruit; be reliable; be real, actual [A] 实现 shíxiàn to return actual [A] L5 实在 shízài really [B] L4 实用 shíyòng be sensible [B] L5 实行 shíxíng to place into perform [B] L5 实话 shíhuà fact [C] L5 切实 qièshí be possible; rigorously [C] L6 实事求是.
Tóngxiàng bronze statue 861 eleven strokes 洞 銅 DÒNG, cave, gap; incisively [B] L5 洞穿 dòngchuān to pierce; to appreciate completely 洞穴 dòngxué cave L6 862 nine strokes 筒 TǑNG, tube, huge cylinder [C] A sound-meaning compound—bamboo tube. 863 12 strokes 选 864 nine strokes XUǍN, to decide on; a decision; decisions, an anthology [B] 选民 xuǎnmín voter [D] 选手 xuǎnshǒu contestant [D] L6 选取 xuǎnqǔ to settle on [D] 选定 xuǎndìng to determine after cautious choice [D] 文选 wénxuǎn anthology 普选 pǔxuǎn basic election.