Submit New CEDICT Entries

You can use this form to submit new candidate entries to include in future CEDICT releases. The form will check the submissions to make sure they are in proper CEDICT format and that the number of Chinese characters for each entry matches the number of pinyin syllables. It also checks each character's pinyin.

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CEDICT Submission Guidelines

The basic format of a CEDICT entry is:
Chinese [pinyin] /English definition 1/definition 2/

First is the Chinese word (with no spaces) followed by a single space.

The pinyin should follow in the format below:

The English definition(s) should be have a slash at beginning and end and between separate definitions for the same Chinese head word. For example:

中文 [zhong1 wen2] /Chinese language/