CHENG & TSUI CHINESE CHARACTER DICT
For non-native speakers of Chinese, learning to write characters correctly is often a major stumbling block to mastery of the language. This pocket-sized guide to the core 2,000 characters provides the easiest road to success in written Chinese. Characters are organized alphabetically by pinyin and are printed in large, clear fonts, making it easy to discern their appearance and structure. Basic meaning and examples of use are given in English and pinyin, and each entry also includes information regarding radicals, number of strokes, stroke order, structural classification and the diagrammatic form of each character. Includes indices of stroke number and pinyin, and additional tables. Simplified characters with pinyin.