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500 common Chinese idioms : an annotated frequency dictionary

Author: Liwei Jiao; Cornelius C Kubler; Weiguo Zhang
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The authors have done a magnificent job explaining this important dimension in the use of Chinese. Learners will appreciate the care they have taken to ensure that the material is maximally relevant and clear. The dictionary will be an invaluable aid to both comprehension and production.' David Crystal, Honorary Professor of Linguistics, The University of Wales, UK.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liwei Jiao; Cornelius C Kubler; Weiguo Zhang
ISBN: 0415776821 9780415776820 9780415598934 0415598931 9780203839140 0203839145
OCLC Number: 613994893
Language Note: Text in English and Chinese.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 309 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Technical Terms Employed in the Dictionary. 3. Dictionary: Entries Arranged According to Frequency 4. Appendices Appendix A: Phonetic Index of the 500 Highest-Frequency Idioms Appendix B: Stroke Index of the 500 Highest-Frequency Idioms Appendix C: Frequency Chart of the First 1,000 Idioms According to The People's Daily Newspaper Corpus Appendix D: Common Idioms not Included in the Body of the Dictionary. Appendix E: Additional References and Websites for Chinese Idioms
Other Titles: Five hundred common Chinese idioms
Responsibility: Liwei Jiao, Cornelius C. Kubler, Weiguo Zhang.

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