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Does anyone know of resource for Chinese names/historical figures
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Ben Dooley
Local time: 11:08
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Aug 12, 2006

Does anyone know a resource that has both transliterations and the chinese characters for the names of historical figures? A dictionary would also be great.

Thanks!

Ben


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chica nueva
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I don't off hand, but... Aug 13, 2006

Ben wrote:

Does anyone know a resource that has both transliterations and the chinese characters for the names of historical figures? A dictionary would also be great.

Thanks!

Ben


Hi Ben
Just wondering what kind of historical figures? Chinese, Japanese, Western... what period, what type of history? How about trying a university library? I guess you are looking for an on-line resource though?


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Ben Dooley
Local time: 11:08
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doh! Aug 14, 2006

I guess "historical figures" is a pretty broad category

Chinese historical figures, 20th century. I'm heading to the library this week, but I was, as you mentioned, hoping to find something online.

I did find this, Chinese-English dictionary, which helped me puzzle out the readings.

http://www.mandarintools.com/worddict.html

Sadly, my Chinese is pretty rusty

Thanks for the reply!

Best,
Ben


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