This Dictionary is a treasure-trove of language tools in one volume. Readers can find the meanings of Chinese characters and phrases as well as English words in this combined edition of an English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary. This pocket-sized dictionary is a great cross-reference tool for students, business people, and translators. The Kenyon and Knott Phonetic Alphabet (K.K.) is used for English pronunciation, and Mandarin Phonetic Symbol is used for Chinese pronunciation.