Ideal for : Students of Chinese at every level. A herd of geese, or a flock, A stick of gum, or a tablet, A jug of wine, or a glass, Just as English nouns often need classifiers, so do Chinese nouns require the correct measure word. Ready access to measure words is your key to speaking and writing polished Chinese, and this book allows you to search entries in three different ways by measure word, by Chinese noun, and by English nouns. Accessable and one-of-a-kind, this dictionary is an indispensable reference for all students of modern Chinese. Simplified Chinese characters, Pinyin, English.