Chinese Dictionary

Chinese Learner's Dictionary

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The complete vocabulary required for passing all the levels of the HSK Chinese Proficiency test.

Everything you need to know about every word required for passing levels 1-6 of the HSK examinations

One of the essential things you need to do in order to understand and communicate like a native Mandarin speaker is learning to recognize and use Chinese characters and familiarise yourself with the basics of word formation and usage.

Our Dictionary’s main advantage is that instead of throwing random characters at you to memorize, it takes the time to break down each of the words into more basic elements. You will learn about the word’s etymology, stroke number, and pronunciation, practice writing it, and read and listen to sentences that best exemplify how natives use the words in everyday contexts.

This helps you develop a better understanding of the morphology of the Chinese language and enables you to learn about the history and evolution of the words of your pleasing.

Start the Journey today in the Mandarin temple, learn to speak perfect Chinese and pass all the HSK exams that you want in the meantime. Enjoy!

Search Box

Use the search box near the menu to browse the dictionary for words by typing their Hanzi, Pinyin or English translations.

Dictionary Pop-up

A simple and practical explanatory pop-up for the words showing the Pinyin with audio pronunciation and English meanings of the word .

Write it!

Practice your Chinese writing skills and learn precisely where and when to draw every stroke of over 8000 words that compile the dictionary.

Audio Assistance

All the Chinese words and sentences in the Temple are accompanied by audio pronunciations that help you step up your Mandarin learning game.


Extensive etymological details of the words, such as formation types with their explanation, radicals contained, hints for easy learning & more.

Sentence examples

Broaden your vocabulary by interacting with over 24000 audio-assisted sentences using Chinese words in different contexts.

We believe that our Dictionary is best used with the most reliable and helpful books designed for successfully learning Mandarin Chinese as well as passing the HSK Exams in the meantime.
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A Boy and his Dragon

Once upon a time, a Little Boy was living in a village near the woods. One day, a Dragon came out of the cave secluded in the middle of the forest and began to relentlessly follow the Little Boy, always breathing on the back of his neck, burning the young boy at his slightest misstep.

The child received refuge in an old Temple where there were no mirrors allowed, and it was forbidden to speak of life before entering the sanctum. Ancient books, hidden rooms with unimaginable treasures and beauty beyond comprehension, became part of the boy’s new life.

Time went by until, one day, the now old young boy accidentally glimpses his own reflection in a pond. The Dragon smiled back.

Come for Knowledge. Stay for Wisdom.

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