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Dictionary of 1, 000 Chinese Idioms



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Dictionary of 1, 000 Chinese Idioms by Leonard Schalk
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Four-character idioms (known as 'chengyu') are key ingredients of the Chinese language. The authors have selected 1000 of the most frequently used idioms, listing them in alphabetical order with Pinyin transcription, while providing the equivalent English translation and the original Chinese characters. An essential book for any serious student of the Chinese language, as well as for Chinese speakers studying English as a second language.

Author Biography

Schalk Leonard and Marjorie Lin
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2000
Country of Publication
United States
black & white illustrations
Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
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