An essential reference both for English-speakers learning Chinese and Chinese-speakers learning English, this 4th edition of the Pocket Chinese Dictionary offers authoritative, up-to-the-minute coverage, with over 88,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations, in a compact and practical format. This brand new edition has been updated to include the very latest vocabulary, including bioterrorism, e-shopping, WAP phone, domain name, and SARS. The dictionary's clear layout makes it accessible and straightforward to use, and a detailed index system of radicals helps you find the entry you need quickly and easily. Chinese simplified characters, orthodox characters, and pinyin forms are given for each entry. Entries are ordered alphabetically according to their pinyin romanization, and coverage of Mandarin tones is included.
Paperback, Simplifed and Traditional Chinese characters, Pinyin and English, Pocket Dictionary: Paperback, 633 pages; Desk Dictionary: Hardcover, 633 pages, 1 CD-ROM, 7.75"x5.1"