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Clavis Sinica

Clavis Sinica

Chinese reading and reference software that features traditional and simplified characters, pinyin, English glosses, pronunciation, and other useful features
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Yuxiang Liu
Yuxiang Liu (Faculty)
15 years ago
I would definitely rank this remarkable program, the Clavis Sinica, with five
stars:

1. The program is one quintessential facilitator for anyone who is studying
Chinese. It provides a wide range of texts and drills, and it even provides a
means to read Chinese texts from outside this program.

2. The program shows a clear thread of development from the original
meanings of Chinese characters to the various extended meaning of each word.

3. The selections of text trace a clear development of the language from
its pre-modern stage to contemporary usages. Thereby it is an excellent source
for learning not only the Chinese language but also Chinese thought and
culture.
Used in course? Yes