BrillOnline Chinese Reference Library

Welcome to BrillOnline Chinese Reference Library, offering reliable lexical and encyclopedic information for beginners and advanced readers of classical Chinese texts.

Le Grand Ricci Online provides easy and fast access to the 7,000-page famous dictionary, covering three millennia of Chinese history and culture. Explanations are in French.

A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese Online compiled by Paul W. Kroll et al. It is a practical lexicon of more than 8,000 characters in alphabetically arranged Pinyin Romanization.

The Ricci Dictionary of Chinese Law Online in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese with more than 23,000 entries.

The Other Reference Works Online offers access to a growing number of biographical and other encyclopedic reference works.