The 3000 Chinese Character Dictionary App is designed for Chinese language learners at any level. The main part of this App is the 3000 Chinese Character Dictionary, which is a very popular Chinese learning dictionary. Based on the most frequently used 3,000 characters, it also contains over 14,000 Chinese phrases and idioms, and more than 5,500 sample sentences (with pinyin and English translation).

• Who is this app suited for?
This app is suited for learners who are learning Chinese at any level and would like to strengthen their knowledge of characters systematically. This app is particularly suited to helping those who would like to practice more on writing Chinese characters.

• When is it useful?
When starting learning Chinese, non-Mandarin speaking learners will sometimes find out a problem with writing Chinese characters or perhaps they might come across some words that they are not familiar with. These are good times to make use of this app.

The App contains important FIVE functions:


Each character accompanied pinyin, radical, number of strokes, English definition, phrases and sentences.
“Search by Keyword” can look up words by Chinese characters, pinyin, number of strokes, or English.
“Learn in Frequency order” can help you find out where a character stands in order of frequency.


Save your own characters, sort them by degree of difficulty, and then you can practice them in “Exercise” section.


This section gives you a chance to practice connecting the pinyin, radical, English meaning, audio recording and character form.


Features of the app

※User Information

This section shows the learning history and radar charts of exercises you have taken.

Within the App, animated stroke sequences will help you master character writing and a variety of exercises will make you more familiar with each character. After learning 3,000 characters, you will be able understand 99% of the characters used in Chinese media.

What's New

Version 1.8

bug fix


The Far East Book Co., Ltd.
35.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© The Far East Book Co., Ltd.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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