The Mandarin Chinese language (官话 | 官話 [kwän⁵⁵ xwä⁵¹]) is one of the Sinitic Sino-Tibetan languages. It is a living language (variety of Chinese macrolanguage [zho / zh]) with ISO 639 code [cmn].
Mandarin Chinese is spoken by Han Chinese people. This language is distributed in China (including Hong Kong, Makao) and Taiwan as well as some other countries. The total of speakers is about 920'000'000 (native) and about 1'120'000'000 (native and second).
Chinese script (traditional and simplified varieties) is used for writing.
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These dictionaries are intended to help you learn lemmas at once, regardless of their levels. For this, the entries are arranged only by themes.
These dictionaries are intended to help you learn lemmas gradually, according to their levels. For this, the entries are arranged by steps and then by themes. It's an alternative to the previous variety.
These dictionaries are intended to help you revise lemmas in an unusual way. For this, the entries can be arranged by parts of speech or keywords and then by themes. These books are offered only for some languages.