A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary by Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao, Paul Rayson
By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao, Paul Rayson
A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is a useful device for all newbies of Mandarin chinese language, supplying a listing of the 5,000 phrases and the 2,000 chinese language characters (simplified) most accepted within the language. in accordance with a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and information texts in present use, the dictionary offers the consumer with an in depth frequency-based record, in addition to alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes.
All entries within the frequency record function the English identical and a pattern sentence with English translation. The Dictionary additionally includes thirty thematically geared up lists of often used phrases on numerous themes resembling nutrients, climate, shuttle and time expressions.
A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese permits scholars of all degrees to maximise their research of Mandarin vocabulary in an effective and interesting method. it's also an exceptional source for academics of the language.
A CD model is out there to buy individually. Designed to be used by way of corpus and computational linguists it presents the entire textual content in a structure that researchers can technique and switch into appropriate lists for his or her personal examine work.