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Written Chinese Dictionary

By Gigabud Limited

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


All the tools you need to study Chinese, neatly packaged into one versatile app.

Our top 10 favorite product reviews:

"I love this app and use it every day. I like how the characters look and I love the pronunciation audio and the writing demonstration for each character. I bought the option to make unlimited lists and am in organizational excellent study aid for learning Chinese!" - Julie3456

"Cool new feature. Love the new visual feature. You just point the camera at characters and you can look them up in the dictionary." - Kevin Clark

"Great update. The latest update has some great features. This app is a must have if you're learning Chinese." - Peter DiSalvo

"Best dictionary ever!!!!" - truc don

"Instant translation w/ camera! The new instant camera translation is awesome" - Dan Sirois

"Good for reference, perfect for self-study. Very useful, lots of free resources. This is by far the best resource for learning Chinese that I've found so far." - Nick Olson

"I use this dict everyday :)" - Stella Kaden

"So it teaches and helps to remember using radicals?? Nice." - Ashley Graham

"Very powerful tool for learning chinese language. Congrats and thanks!" - Agustin Pallavidini

"Great dictionary! I love the functions of this app." Linh Nguyen

What's New in Version 2.2.8

- Minor Bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews

Versatile and easy to use

This app is easy to use and comes with a lot of freebies.

You can easily search the dictionary with English, Chinese characters, or Pinyin. Along with the definition, each dictionary citation is accompanied by several sample sentences that show how the word is used idiomatically. The sample sentences range in order from simple to complex. This is a very useful feature! If the word is comprised of two characters, you can, by tapping on each character in the word, easily learn even more new words. This allows you to increase your vocabulary rapidly.

Each word also comes with an animated stroke order feature. If the app allowed you to WRITE characters on the screen, it would be very easily the top Chinese learning app on the Internet.

This app also comes loaded with several flashcard sets that are free. I'm using the free HSK flash card sets. I am also easily loading the new words from the textbook I am using.

There are other Chinese learning apps out there, but this one tops out because it is easy to use, technically reliable, and relatively inexpensive. I was ready to spend $180 on a Chinese writing app when my teacher sent me a Link to

Written Chinese Dictionary
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  • Free
  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 2.2.8
  • Size: 194 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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