Mandarin & Cantonese dictionary with Pinyin + Jyutping pronunciation
Based on the Zhongwen extension by C Shiller (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/zhongwen-chinese-english/, this is a fork that adds Cantonese & Jyutping support on top of Pinyin.
All features from the original extension and a few extra ones focused on the Cantonese language are available:
- Supports both traditional and simplified characters.
- Includes both the CEDICT Chinese English dictionary as well as https://cantonese.org/download.html)[CC-Canto] dictionary.
- Shows Jyutping and Pinyin alongside characters.
- As a learning aid it uses different colors for displaying the Pinyin syllables, depending on the tone of the Chinese character.
- Can be turned on and off with a single mouse-click.
- Highlights the characters whose translation is displayed in the pop-up window.
- Also supports keyboard navigation for translating the next character, the next word, or the previous character.
- Allows you to add words to a built-in word list. Words from this list can be exported to a text file for further processing, such as importing the words into Anki.
- Includes links to grammar and usage notes on the Chinese Grammar Wiki.
- Supports exporting words to the Skritter vocabulary queue.
- Zhuyin display can be enabled
N to move forward one word
B to move back one word
M to move forward one character - eg. it will display the second character in a two character word.
X and move the window up and down respectively
A moves the window to
Alt + W to open the word list.
R to save a word to the list.
Alt + 1 looks up the selected word using LINE Dict.
Alt + 2 lets you look up the pronunciation on Forvo.
Alt + 3 takes you to Dict.cn.
Alt + 4 uses iCIBA.
Alt + 5 looks up the word in the MDBG dictionary.
Alt + 6 takes you to JuKuu.
Alt + 7 takes you to MoeDict.
T is for looking up example sentences at Tatoeba.
S to add a word to your Skritter queue. You will need to be logged into Skritter for this to work.
C on the keyboard to copy the text together with dictionary entries into your clipboard. This is useful if you then want to insert them into Anki or your own words Spreadsheet.