Free Online Chinese Dictionary
Enter the text for a single character or word to look-up in our extensive Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary. You can enter a traditional or simplified character, pinyin, wade-giles or English word. For pinyin you can enter with tone marks or tone number at the end.
You can enter the character or word to look-up in any one of the following fields:
Character enter a single simplified or traditional character to look-up for example 我.
Pinyin enter a pinyin representation of a character, this can include tone mark or numbers for example wǒ or wo3 and for all five tones put just wo.
Wade-Giles enter the wade-giles representation of a character e.g. wo.
English enter the English word to translate for example me.
Our dictionary data is a subset of the CC-EDICT project ➚ providing a large free Chinese Dictionary. For license information see CC-EDICT ➚. We have only used the single character definitions and not included some of the more obscure characters leaving about 10,000 definitions.