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Cangjie Chinese-English Character Dictionary

The cangjie Chinese-English Character Dictionary was initially designed as a means of efficiently looking up Cangjie typing codes for Traditional Chinese Characters. I then realized that it could actually be used as a quick and effective index for looking up Chinese Characters in a Dictionary.

Without resorting to smart phone aps, usual methods for looking up Chinese Characters include looking them up via their pronunciation, or using a Radical index. You either have to know the pronunciation of the character (unlikely for non-native speakers) or you have to know or be able to figure out the characters radical (not always easy or straight forwards.) Even then you still have to sift through characters that are organized by stroke count or some other means that does not make finding a character easy.

With the Cangjie Dictionary I've not only sorted the characters by their initial cangjie code element, I've also sorted them in sub groups. The sorting isn't perfect, there may be errors, but right now it can be a lot easier to find the character that you are looking for and all you need to be able to do is figure out the initial element of a characters cangjie code.

The dictionary itself includes an introduction to Cangjie lookup codes. It also includes a phonetic index just in case you do know the characters pronunciation. It also allows you to click back and forth between indexes so that you can see characters with the same pronunciation grouped together. You can also see characters with similiar codes grouped together.

The dictionary includes roughly 5000 characters and includes stroke count, radical number, symbol meaning, Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters and Mandarin pronunciation using Pinyin.

The book is available in three formats: mobi, epub and pdf (you get all three) and is covered by leanpubs Unconditional, No Risk, 100% Happiness Guarantee.

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  • May 15, 2017

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    The Online Easy Lookup Chinese character dictionary includes 1600 Chinese symbols and meanings along with pinyin pronounciation, cangjie input code and character combinations (Chinese words). This is section Dot 09.

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