Chinese links

Chinese script | Free Chinese fonts | Writing Chinese | Chinese Radio | Chinese Newspapers | Chinese Dictionaries | Chinese Translation | Chinese Courses | Chinese Names | Chinese Calligraphy | Chinese Computing | Chinese Literature | Chinese Philosophy | Chinese Forums | China and Chinese culture | Language courses for various languages in Chinese | Miscellaneous

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Chinese script

中国文字研究与应用中心 (Center for the Study of Chinese Characters and Their Applications)

A history of written Chinese

Chinese manuscripts - Chinese palaeography and epigraphy

Information about the Chinese script

Pinyin/Zhuyin Converter - converts Chinese characters to pinyin or zhuyin

Pinyin Joe's Chinese Computing Help Desk - information and utilities for typing hanzi and pinyin:

Type Chinese online

Learn Chinese with AIChinese

Free Chinese fonts



Writing Chinese

Animated Chinese characters

Videos showing you how to write Chinese characters stroke by stroke

Skritter - Learn Chinese Characters Chinese Character Course Chinese Vocabulary Course

Learn Chinese with AIChinese


Online Chinese radio

Radio in Mandarin

BCC (中國廣播電台) - in Mandarin, Taiwanese and Hakka

RTHK (香港電台) - in Cantonese

BBC World Service - in Mandarin and Cantonese

Radio Free Asia - in Mandarin and Cantonese

Melody Studio - Mandarin, Taiwanese and Cantonese music

London Chinese Radio - in Mandarin and Cantonese

Online Chinese newspapers


People's Daily (人民日报)



Hong Kong

Ming Pao News (明報新聞網)

Apple Daily (蘋果日報)


Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报)


Online Chinese dictionaries

Chinese Character dictionaries

Photo dictionary of rare Chinese characters (with explanations in Japanese)

Mandarin dictionaries

MandarinSpot - Chinese-English Dictionary and Annotation tool

Chinese language resources - information, dictionaries, etc

Online Cantonese dictionary

Online Shanghainese/Wu dictionaries

Online Taiwanese dictionaries

Online Hakka dictionaries


Online Chinese translation

Online translation from English into Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) of websites and text:

Online Chinese lessons and learning resources

Chinese characters

Character Mine - program for learning Chinese vocab

Chinese character magnets

Online Cantonese lessons

Learn Cantonese with Glossika

Information about Cantonese | Phrases | Numbers | Family words | Time expressions | Tower of Babel | Learning materials

Online Mandarin lessons

Rocket Chinese | Learn Chinese from Movies | Learn Chinese Online with AI Chinese

Learn Mandarin Chinese with Glossika

Find Chinese Tutors, Teachers and Lesson Help

Games to learn Chinese (Mandarin) vocabulary

Chinese (Mandarin) grammar

Mandarin phrases (some with audio)

Thinking Chinese - an insiders' look at modern China

Learn Mandarin pronunciation

Learn Chinese resources

Learn Chinese from movies

Popup Chinese - lessons, tools and other resources for learners

Kids Chinese Podcast - designed for kids from 5 years old up and adult Chinese learners to learn Mandarin Chinese:

Online resources for learning Mandarin

How to Learn Chinese – The FREE Ebook

Blogs about learning Mandarin Chinese and living in China

Learn Chinese with AIChinese

Information about Mandarin | Phrases | Numbers | Colours | Family words | Time | Tongue twisters | Video lessons | Tower of Babel | Articles | Links | Learning materials

Online Shanghainese lessons

Information about Shanghainese | Phrases | Numbers | Learning materials

Online Taiwanese lessons

Learn Taiwanese (Hokkien) with Glossika

Information about Taiwanese | Phrases | Numbers | Family words | Time expressions | Tower of Babel | Learning materials

Other learning resources

Information about China, including language lessons

ChineseBug - flashcard program for learning Mandarin

Chinese Writing Master - software that helps you learn how to write Chinese characters

Chinese Language Resources - web-based tools plus a text and audio library

Chinese Tools - online tools to learn chinese or build chinese websites. Includes annotation tools, dictionaries, and converters for pinyin, unicode, traditional and simplified chinese:

Early Learning - Chinese: Free printable bilingual (English- Mandarin Chinese) materials and tips for parents, homeschoolers, caregivers, daycare/child-care providers, babysitters, or anyone who works with young children who are learning chinese/english

Learning Chocolate (巧克力学堂) - free vocabulary games for students to learn Chinese vocabulary online:

Learn Hakka with Glossika

Learn Chinese OK! Links to free online resources for learning Chinese

A collection of Chinese-related links


Chinese names

Your name in Chinese

Chinese Seals

Chinese calligraphy, translation and design - get your name in beautiful Chinese calligraphy:


Chinese calligraphy


Chinese computing

The Complete Guide to Chinese Computing

Chinese input methods and programs

Wenlin Software for Learning Chinese

Taiwanese and Hakka input methods


Online Chinese literature

中国现代文学馆 (Online museum of contemporary Chinese literature)

Chinese philosophy

The Daodejing (Tao-te-ching) by Laozi (Lao-tzu) in Chinese and English

Chinese Text Project - texts of ancient Chinese philosophy online

Chinese forums


Information about China and Chinese culture

Interesting Chinese - information about Chinese language, history and culture

Mysterious China - information about Chinese history, culture, food, etc.

Chinese culture - information about Chinese culture and festivals

ChinaFetching - Fun facts about Chinese culture and history

China Travel Tourism - information about travel and scenic spots in China


Language courses for various languages in Chinese

阿拉伯语课 (Arabic Lessons)

丹麦语文课 (Danish Lessons)

荷兰语课 (Dutch Lessons)

英语课 (English Lessons)

芬兰语课 (Finnish Lessons)

法语课 (French Lessons)

德语课 (German Lessons)

希腊语课 (Greek Lessons)

意大利语课 (Italian Lessons)

挪威语课 (Norwegian Lessons)

俄语课 (Russian Lessons)

西班牙语课 (Spanish Lessons)

泰语课 (Thai Lessons)

土耳其语课 (Turkish Lessons)

越南语课 (Vietnamese Lessons)



Chinese character sudoku

CUCAS - China's University and College Admission System

Information about China, and resources for learning Chinese


Free Chinese New Year E-cards

Information about other scripts used in China (in Chinese)

Recommended books books

Books about Chinese characters and calligraphy
Language learning materials for: Classical Chinese, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Hokkien, Taiwanese and Cantonese

Sinitic (Chinese) languages

Dungan, Cantonese, Fuzhounese, Gan, Hakka, Mandarin, Puxian, Shanghainese, Taiwanese, Teochew, Wenzhounese, Xiang

Chinese pages

Written Chinese: Oracle Bone Script, Simplified characters, Bopomofo, Types of characters, Structure of written Chinese, Evolution of characters, How the Chinese script works

Spoken Chinese: Mandarin, Dungan, Wu, Shanghainese, Wenzhounese, Yue, Cantonese, Min, Taiwanese, Teochew, Fuzhounese, Puxian, Hakka, Xiang, Gan, How many people speak Chinese?

Other Chinese pages: Chinese numbers (數碼) | Chinese classifiers (量詞) | Video lessons | Electronic dictionaries | Chinese links | Books: Chinese characters and calligraphy | Cantonese | Mandarin, Shanghainese, Hokkien and Taiwanese


Links pages

Names | Translation | Dictionaries | Language courses | Phrases | Language and linguistics | Language learning advice | Language learning resources | Language exchange | Endangered and minority languages | Writing systems | Sign languages | Fonts | News | Radio | Podcasts | Language jobs | Calligraphy | Bilingual and multilingual resources | Constructed languages | Suggest a link

Links for individual languages

Ancient Egyptian | Arabic | Breton | Celtic languages | Chinese | Cornish | Dutch | English | French | German | Greek | Hebrew | Hindi | Irish | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Manx | Portuguese | Russian | Scottish Gaelic | Spanish | Welsh | Tolkien's languages


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