Editions of the Chinese Character Dictionary

Front coversThe complete Chinese Character Dictionary (CCD) comes in two new editions:

  • a paperback edition (5.5″ x 8.5″ edition; 678 pages): traditional Chinese characters and simplified Chinese characters. All 7,500 traditional and 1,500 simplified characters can be searched for independently. The latest update was released in April, 2022.
  • an e-book (Print Replica) edition. Contents is almost the same as for the paperback edition. The latest update of this edition was released in April, 2022.

The Simplified Chinese Character Dictionary comes in three new editions:

  • a hardcover edition (5.5″ x 8.5″ edition; 549 pages): contains 5,730 simplified character entries. If a simplified character has a traditional version, then that is only placed behind the simplified character, but cannot be searched for. The latest update of this edition was released in December, 2021.
  • a paperback edition (5.5″ x 8.5″ edition; 559 pages): Contents is almost the same as for the hardcover edition. The latest update of this edition was released in December, 2021.
  • an e-book (Print Replica) edition. Contents is almost the same as for the hardcover edition. The latest update of this edition was released in December, 2021.

All editions can be ordered from Amazon

New edition:

Only the new, second edition is available. Most important changes:

  1. More than 90% of the HSK-6 vocabulary list has been integrated, this includes HSK 1-5 vocabulary words;
  2. All example words and phrases have pinyin added to them.

 

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