Online Easy Lookup Chinese Character Dictionary

Chinese character lookup that doesn't suck. Neil Keleher, Chinese Symbols and Meanings.

This online Easy Lookup Chinese Character dictionary is designed to make Traditional Chinese character lookup easy, even if you aren't familiar with Chinese Characters.
It contains 1600 entries which are sorted using the Easy Lookup system.

The Easy Lookup System is based on a set of 12 basic shapes, shown above. In turn, each of these 12 shapes has derivative shapes which are shown below. Click on any shape below to see the Chinese Symbols categorized under that shape derivative.

Click on any character within a shape derivate group to see it's meaning, it's Mandarin pronounciation (using pinyin) and its Cangjie input code.

The Easy Lookup Chinese to English Dictionary makes Traditional Chinese Character lookup faster and easier. Neil Keleher. chinsym.zeroparallax.com.

Easy Lookup Chinese Character Dictionary PDF
7000 character entries.
Optimized for Desktop and Tablet.

Box Derivatives

Cover ⺆

Bottom 凵

Left 厂

Asymmetricals

Hook 𠄌

Symmetricals

Vertical 丨

Horizontal 一

Box 囗

Cover ⺆

Bottom 凵

Left 厂

Right 乛

Hat 八

Cross 十

Vertical 丨

Horizontal 一

Slant 丿

Dot 丶

Hook 𠄌