Concise Chinese Dictionary (Chinese-English/English Chinese) is a pocket dictionary which contains more than 25.000 words. It includes all words from the HSK test.
The dictionary has a very small size (15 x 10 centimeters) this is why it is very easy to carry.
However, its small size does not prevent the book to be easy to read: All characters appear with big letters and besides, all parts written in Chinese- Characters and pinyin- appear in blue.
Notes and cross references appear in shaded blue.
Notes describe tricks of use and also social context of each word.
Reader will also find a small pronunciation guide of the tones and the grammar in the first part of the dictionary. On top of that. it includes a concise list of the main components of each character and another one of the classifiers.
Lastly, the book includes a list of the radicals for its numbers of strokes and a list of characters classified into radicals in order to easily search for them even though you do not know how to pronounce it.