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 cí diǎn dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 辭典|辞典[ci2 dian3] / CL:部[bu4],本[ben3]
 zì diǎn dictionary / character dictionary / CL:本[ben3]
 cí diǎn dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 詞典|词典[ci2 dian3] / CL:本[ben3],部[bu4]
 cí shū dictionary / encyclopedia
 tiáo mù clauses and sub-clauses (in formal document) / entry (in a dictionary, encyclopedia etc)
 gōng jù shū reference book (such as dictionary, almanac, gazetteer etc)
 cí tiáo dictionary entry / lexical item / term
 Cí hǎi Cihai, an encyclopedic dictionary first published in 1915, and frequently revised
 Er3 yǎ "Erya" or "The Ready Guide", first extant Chinese dictionary, c. 3rd century BC, with glossaries on classical texts
 liù shū Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 / - namely, two primary methods: 象形 / (pictogram), 指事 / (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 / (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 / (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 / (loan), 轉注|转注 / (transfer)
 suō yìn běn compact edition (of a dictionary etc)
 huó zì diǎn walking dictionary / well-informed person
广 Guǎng yùn Guangyun, Chinese rime dictionary from 11th century, containing 26,194 single-character entries
 Zhōng huá Zì hǎi Zhonghua Zihai, the most comprehensive Chinese character dictionary with 85,568 entries, compiled in 1994
 Kāng xī Zì diǎn the Kangxi Dictionary, named after the Kangxi Emperor, who in 1710 ordered its compilation, containing 47,035 single-character entries
 Zhāng Tíng yù Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史[Ming2 shi3] and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典[Kang1 xi1 Zi4 dian3]
 Aì cí bà iCIBA, online dictionary by Kingsoft Corporation, at www.iciba.com
 Yáng Xióng Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言[Fang1 yan2]
 shōu cí to collect words / to harvest entries for a dictionary
 jiǎn zì fǎ indexing system for Chinese characters in a dictionary
 bǎi kē cí diǎn encyclopedic dictionary
 xiù zhēn cí diǎn pocket dictionary
 Xǔ Shèn Xu Shen (-147) the compiler of the original Han dynasty dictionary Shuowen Jiezi 說文解字|说文解字[Shuo1 wen2 Jie3 zi4]
 cí mù dictionary headword / lexical item / term
 Shuō wén Jiě zì Shuowen Jiezi, the original Han dynasty Chinese character dictionary with 10,516 entries, authored by Xu Shen 許慎|许慎[Xu3 Shen4] in 2nd century
 bù shǒu biān pái fǎ dictionary arrangement of Chinese characters under radicals
 Shì míng "Shiming", late Han dictionary, containing 1502 entries, using puns on the pronunciation of headwords to explain their meaning
 chóng biān (of a dictionary etc) revised edition
 yùn shū rhyming dictionary / traditional Chinese phonetic dictionary with words ordered first by four tones 四聲|四声 / then rhyme 韻|韵 / (i.e. medial consonant and final)
 yùn mù rhyme entry / subdivision of a rhyming dictionary (containing all words with the given rhyme)
 Hàn yǔ Dà Cí diǎn Hanyu Da Cidian, the most comprehensive Chinese dictionary with over 375,000 word entries, first published between 1986-1994
 Jí yùn Jiyun, Chinese rime dictionary with 53,525 single-character entries, published in 11th century
 Lèi piān Leipian, Chinese character dictionary with 31,319 entries, compiled by Sima Guang 司馬光|司马光[Si1 ma3 Guang1] et al in 11th century
 Lóng kān Shǒu jiàn Longkan Shoujian, Chinese character dictionary from 997 AD containing 26,430 entries, with radicals placed into 240 rhyme groups and arranged according to the four tones, and the rest of the characters similarly arranged under each radical
 Yù piān Yupian, Chinese dictionary compiled by Gu Yewang 顧野王|顾野王[Gu4 Ye3 wang2] in 6th century AD
 Zhèng zì tōng Zhengzitong, Chinese character dictionary with 33,549 entries, edited by Ming scholar Zhang Zilie 張自烈|张自烈[Zhang1 Zi4 lie4] in 17th century
 Zì lín Zilin, Chinese character dictionary with 12,824 entries from ca. 400 AD
  data dictionary
 Shēng lèi Shenglei, the earliest Chinese rime dictionary with 11,520 single-character entries, released in 3rd century (was not preserved to this day)
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