Rick Harbaugh started the dictionary many years ago while a graduate student in economics at National Taiwan University. He now teaches economics and strategy at the Yale School of Management.
I'm a novice who simply wants to learn a little of how chinese is put together. I too have half a dozen dictionaries but I return to this one most regularly (not always first... Read morePublished on Dec 15 2008 by Kevin Austin
1-has pinyn & bofomo that helps me to find traditional characters that i love.2-you can memorize/remember 4 to 8000 characters if you were a child who started learning chinese... Read morePublished on July 16 2004
There are approximately 7000 chinese character, but this book only have 4000 character in it. I wanted to learn all the character, therefore this book is no good.Published on March 13 2004 by Saram Chea
This book has everything I had been looking for in a compact dictionary, plus some. It is the easiest and most functional dictionary to use. Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2004
You'll might need several dictionaries to be comfortable learning Chinese. This simultaneously phonetic and semantic-based dictionary and character genealogy is too unique not to... Read morePublished on May 31 2003 by Eds Word
Being a Western-educated Chinese person who wants to learn his mother tongue long after he has ceased to speak it, this dictionary I have found to be invaluable. Read morePublished on May 25 2003 by B. Fang
This book is one of my favorite Christmas presents! I've been interested in Chinese language for a number of years, and particularly in the written language and its history. Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2003