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Published by Joint Publishing Co. in Hong Kong .
Written in English


  • Chinese language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries,
  • Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English,
  • Chinese language -- Terms and phrases

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHan ying cheng yu shou ce.
Statementcompilers: Wang Defu, Qiang Zhenxin, Zhou Zongxin ; editor: Chen Zhiyuan.
GenreDictionaries., Dictionaries, Terms and phrases.
ContributionsWang, Defu., Qiang, Zhenxin., Zhou, Zongxin.
The Physical Object
Pagination1v. (various paging) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21188900M
ISBN 109620401204

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