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jannesan

Hi everyone,

the other day I found the thread with the word-frequency Pleco user dictionary (https://www.chinese-forums.com/forums/topic/56816-sharing-a-pleco-word-frequency-user-dictionary/) and started using it. As a complementary dictionary I made a character-frequency dictionary with entries for single characters, denoting the position in a character frequency ranking (contrary to the frequency among all words like in the word-frequency dictionary).

 

The sources I used were subtlex (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2880003/) and the list by Jun Da (http://lingua.mtsu.edu/chinese-computing/statistics/char/list.php?Which=MO). The entries show up both in the list of search results when you search for a single characters and in the DICT tab of a single character entry.

 

To add the character-frequency dictionary to your Pleco download the cfreq.pgb, open Pleco - Settings - Manage Dictionaries - Add, select EXISTING and select the cfreq.pgb file on your phone.

 

cheers,

Jannes

 

cfreq.pqb

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js6426

This is an excellent resource!  Thank you!

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Weyland

This is very much appreciated! Question though; would there be a quick way to create a flashcard system out of these? I don't like admitting it, but I have been neglecting my traditional characters. It would be nice if there was a way to learn the traditional version of all the characters based on their frequency through flashcards. 

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