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to research / to check / to investigate / to examine / to refer to / to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)
clauses and sub-clauses (in formal document) / entry (in a dictionary, encyclopedia etc)
dictionary / character dictionary / CL:
dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 辭典|辞典 / CL: ,
dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 詞典|词典 / CL: ,
dictionary entry / lexical item / term
Zihui, Chinese character dictionary with 33,179 entries, released in 17th century
dictionary / encyclopedia
reference book (such as dictionary, almanac, gazetteer etc)
the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄 in 1st century, containing over 9000 characters
Shuowen Jiezi, the original Han dynasty Chinese character dictionary with 10,516 entries, authored by Xu Shen 許慎|许慎 in 2nd century
(of a dictionary etc) revised edition
Guangyun, Chinese rime dictionary from 11th century, containing 26,194 single-character entries
Zilin, Chinese character dictionary with 12,824 entries from ca. 400 AD
"Erya" or "The Ready Guide", first extant Chinese dictionary, c. 3rd century BC, with glossaries on classical texts
Jiyun, Chinese rime dictionary with 53,525 single-character entries, published in 11th century
Cihai, an encyclopedic dictionary first published in 1915, and frequently revised
Hanyu Da Cidian, the largest Chinese dictionary, with over 375,000 word entries, first published 1986-1994
"Shiming", late Han dictionary, containing 1502 entries, using puns on the pronunciation of headwords to explain their meaning
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)
Leipian, Chinese character dictionary with 31,319 entries, compiled by Sima Guang 司馬光|司马光 et al in 11th century
Xu Shen (-147) the compiler of the original Han dynasty dictionary Shuowen Jiezi 說文解字|说文解字
rhyme entry / subdivision of a rhyming dictionary (containing all words with the given rhyme)
dictionary headword / lexical item / term
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)
Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史 and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典
Yupian, Chinese dictionary compiled by Gu Yewang 顧野王|顾野王 in 6th century AD
encyclopedic dictionary
Shenglei, the earliest Chinese rime dictionary with 11,520 single-character entries, released in 3rd century (was not preserved to this day)
title word / entry (in dictionary)
Qieyun, the first Chinese rime dictionary from 601 AD, containing 11,500 single-character entries
iCIBA, online dictionary by Kingsoft Corporation, at www.iciba.com
Hanyu Da Zidian, one of the most comprehensive Chinese character dictionaries with 54,678 (and later 60,370) entries, first published between 1986-1990
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
the Kangxi Dictionary, named after the Kangxi Emperor, who in 1710 ordered its compilation, containing 47,035 single-character entries
word index (of a dictionary)
Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言
walking dictionary / well-informed person
to collect words / to harvest entries for a dictionary
pocket dictionary
indexing system for Chinese characters in a dictionary
Merriam-Webster (dictionary)
Zhengzitong, Chinese character dictionary with 33,549 entries, edited by Ming scholar Zhang Zilie 張自烈|张自烈 in 17th century
dictionary arrangement of Chinese characters under radicals
Zhonghua Zihai, the most comprehensive Chinese character dictionary with 85,568 entries, compiled in 1994
Wiktionary (online dictionary)
compact edition (of a dictionary etc)

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