The Chinese word 字典 refers to a dictionary, typically one that provides definitions, pronunciations, and usage examples of Chinese characters or words. It is a commonly used tool for Chinese language learners and native speakers alike, and is often consulted when reading or writing in Chinese. 字典 can be found in both print and digital formats, and there are many different types of dictionaries available, including those that focus on specific dialects or fields of study.
Noun: dictionary, character book
|我需要一本中文字典||wǒ xūyào yī běn zhōngwén zìdiǎn||I need a Chinese dictionary|
|这个字我不认识，我要查一下字典||zhège zì wǒ bù rènshi, wǒ yào chá yīxià zìdiǎn||I don’t recognize this character, I need to look it up in the dictionary|
|你可以在网上找到很多免费的字典||nǐ kěyǐ zài wǎngshàng zhǎodào hěnduō miǎnfèi de zìdiǎn||You can find many free dictionaries online|
|这本字典很厚，里面有很多词语||zhè běn zìdiǎn hěn hòu, lǐmiàn yǒu hěnduō cíyǔ||This dictionary is very thick and contains many words|
|听说这个字典很好用，我也想买一本||tīngshuō zhège zìdiǎn hěn hǎoyòng, wǒ yě xiǎng mǎi yī běn||I heard this dictionary is very useful, I also want to buy one|
|我们的老师让我们每天都要用字典查词||wǒmen de lǎoshī ràng wǒmen měitiān dōu yào yòng zìdiǎn chá cí||Our teacher requires us to use a dictionary to look up words every day|
字典 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.