Beginner's Chinese Dictionary
This comprehensive book covers 1,100 headwords, including all those required for the internationally recognized Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) test of proficiency in Chinese. For each word the constituent characters are shown, along with their radical and stoke count . Notes on cultural context, grammar and usage are given to ensure correct understanding. An English-Chinese Finder, a radical index and a character index allow quick access to any headword and an appendix lists common character components, with explanations and examples.