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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.
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Suitable for intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese, this book presents the 500 most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common  Read more...

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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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'500 Common Chinese Idioms: An Annotated Frequency Dictionary' is a
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