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By Liwei Jiao

500 universal chinese language Idioms is the proper instrument for all intermediate to complex newcomers of chinese language. in keeping with huge corpora of real language info, it offers the five hundred most typically used chinese language idioms or chengyu, besides numerous synonyms, antonyms and the most typical constructions, permitting the reader to make informed guesses concerning the meanings of hundreds and hundreds of unexpected idioms.

Key gains include:

  • the idiom in either simplified and standard characters
  • a literal English translation and English equivalents
  • two appropriate instance sentences, plus reasons and utilization notes
  • a Pinyin index and stroke order index.

This sensible dictionary is appropriate either for sophistication use and self sustaining examine and may be of curiosity to scholars and lecturers of chinese language alike.

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Learners will appreciate the care they have taken to ensure that the material is maximally relevant and clear. ’ Zheng-sheng zhāng, San Diego State University, USA 500 Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Based on large corpuses of authentic language data, it presents the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or chéngyǔ, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling the reader to make educated guesses about the meanings of hundreds of unfamiliar idioms.

Měi nián de sānyuè, Zhōngguó de Réndà Dàibiăo dōu huì yóu sìmiàn-bāfāng jìnrù Běijīng, jŭxíng yì nián yí cì de Quánguó Rénmín Dàibiăo Dàhuì. ' Example 2: , . Hángzhōu shì Zhōngguó de lŭyóu shèngdì, chángnián xīyin sìmiàn-bāfāng de yóukè qiánqù lūyóu. ' Usage: Functions mainly as object and attributive. ' 29. ' Example 1: . Zŏnglĭ xìngzhì-bóbó de cānguānle dāngdì de yì suŏ xiăoxué bìngqiě yŭ xiăoxué jiàoshī jìnxíngle qīnqiè de jiāotán. ' Example 2: , . Xīnwén fābùhuī hòu, zŏngtŏng xìngzhì-bóbó de yāoqĭng kèrén dào tā de xiāngxià biéshù jìxù huìtán.

Zài yì chăng yĭnrén-zhùmù de bĭsài zhōng, tā de yùnqì jí fāhuī dōu hěnhăo, yīncĭ qīngsōng zhànshèng duìshŏu. ' Example 2: . Táiwān diànzĭ hángydè xùnsù fāzhăn géwài yĭnrén-zhùmù. ' Usage: Functions mainly as predicate and attributive. ' 9. ' Example 1: , . Nà zuò chéngshì yŏu jĭ zuò lìshĭ míngshèng-gŭjì, yīncĭ gāi chéngshì yīndì-zhìyì de dàlì fāzhăn lüyóuyè. ' Example 2: , . Guójiā zài tuīxíng yìxiē dìfāng zhèngcè de shíhou yào yīndì-zhìyí, bù néng găo yì dāo qiē. ' Usage: Functions mainly as predicate and adverbial.

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