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Useful Chinese learning search functions

This page lets your browser add search functions for various websites that are useful for learning Chinese. The way this works varies from browser to browser, but here’s how to do it in Firefox:

  1. Go to the search bar (top right) and click on the drop-down icon:

  2. Go to the bottom of the list and click on the search function you want to add:

  3. Now you can conveniently use that search function from the search bar:

Note that the East Asia Student icon will be displayed before you add the search, but once you’ve added it the correct icon will be displayed.

The following search functions are embedded in this page for easy adding:

### Online dictionaries [Dict.cn](http://dict.cn/ "在线翻译_在线词典_英语在线翻译_海词_中国最专业的英语学习家园") [nciku](http://www.nciku.com/ "nciku - Online English Chinese Dictionary, Learn Chinese Mandarin ...") [MDBG](http://www.mdbg.net/ "MDBG English to Chinese dictionary") [Ctext](http://ctext.org/ "Chinese Text Project") [Zdic](http://www.zdic.net/ "汉典zdic.net")
### Example sentences [Tatoeba](http://tatoeba.org/ "Tatoeba: Collecting example sentences") [Jukuu](http://www.jukuu.com/ "句酷_例句搜索_免费在线翻译") [nciku](http://www.nciku.com/ "nciku - Online English Chinese Dictionary, Learn Chinese Mandarin ...")
### Other searches [Wikipedia ZH](http://zh.wikipedia.org/zh/Wikipedia:%E9%A6%96%E9%A1%B5 "维基百科 - Wikipedia") [Baidu](http://www.baidu.com/ "百度一下,你就知道") [Youku](http://www.youku.com/ "优酷-中国第一视频网站,提供视频播放,视频发布,视频搜索- 优酷视频") [Chinese Grammar Wiki](http://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/ "Chinese Grammar Wiki")

If you want to get really pro with this, you can set up search engines to run directly from the address bar with keywords. See this guide at Chinese Hacks on how to do it.

If you have any suggestions for other useful searches, please add them in the comments and I’ll see if I can set them up!