Learn Chinese with an amazing dictionary (plus OCR) and flash card system.

trainchinese will teach you Chinese, with a free and complete dictionary, thousands of vocab lists, example sentences, audio recordings, measure words, character animations and Optical Character Recognition — not to mention a powerful flash card training system that even includes handwriting training!

• Our dictionary prioritises commonly-used words and phrases above the obscure and obsolete, while example sentences and measure words (classifiers) provide crucial context to help you decide which Chinese word is the most appropriate translation. Other dictionaries just leave you guessing!

• We've got Optical Character Recognition (OCR) too. Spotted some Chinese you can't read? Capture a photo of some Chinese text from a menu, book or sign, and the app identifies and translates the characters for you.

• Search for words by part of speech - simply type the abbreviated type followed by a period (.). For example, "ma n." gets you "ma" words that are nouns.

• Mistyped a word? Helpful spelling suggestions get you to the right results fast.

• Words feature both example sentences and measure words for nouns. It's time to move beyond "个"! And best of all it's all connected: tap examples and measure words to open them as full dictionary entries.

• trainchinese is great for students: it includes more than a thousand vocabulary lists covering topics from International Relations to American Football Teams and more. Feel like something's missing? Users often get in touch to ask for lists on the topics they're studying, and we're happy to oblige! You'll also find lists containing HSK-level words (both old and new standards), plus TOCFL lists for students in Taiwan!

• Highlight words with your finger for super-fast access to character animations, related searches and more!

• Whether you're studying the Simplified (mainland China and Singapore) or Traditional (Hong Kong and Taiwan) variants, we've got you covered! Easily switch between them or choose to display both in dictionary results and on flash cards. Even better, you can use the phonetics you're comfortable with - choose from Pinyin with tone marks, Pinyin with tone numbers or even Zhuyin characters (from the BoPoMoFo system used in Taiwan).

• Create flash cards with audio and animation from dictionary entries. Organise them into lists, and share them with friends (or students).

• Our Spaced Repetition system ensures you'll memorize words for good.

• Train your way: each card is available in four different modes to test different aspects of Chinese study. See Chinese, Pinyin or English and get tested on translation, and even compare your handwriting to a stroke-order animation side-by-side, synchronized! Or if you prefer, there's multiple choice training too (for a real challenge, try it in "Dictation" mode!).

• Flash cards are saved on your device and synchronized with, where you can also train with them and find more great content.

• Add study notes to your flash cards - they're saved and backed up at

Don't forget to check out our other apps (tap our company name in iTunes for more info):

- Chinese Writer
- Chinese Audio Trainer
- My Chinese Library (phrase books)
- Pinyin Trainer
- Number Trainer


Version 9.63.2

This update fixes an issue where other trainchinese apps were unable to open the dictionary to perform a search. Thanks for using trainchinese!

Bewertungen und Rezensionen

4.4 von 5
64 Bewertungen

64 Bewertungen

Jestyanka ,

Thumbs up and a little issue

I like this app very much.

My learning words are sometimes in many lists and I work with lists actively.

Now it’s a little bit uncomfortable to work with them. If the card is not in my list, there are two buttons:

“Create flash card“ / “Train now”.

If the card in one of my list, these buttons are:

“Training settings” / “...lists”

It would be great, if the order for new cards would be as follows:

“Train now” / “Create flash card”

hoitoon ,

Nicht kostenlos

Wollte HSK 5 Vokabeln lernen, aber es wurde nur die Hälfte freigeschaltet. Für den Rest muss man zahlen.

Entwickler-Antwort ,

Wir entwickeln Trainchinese nun seit mehr als 10 Jahren in einem kleinen Team kontinuierlich weiter und es ist inzwischen eines der besten Hilfsmittel die spezifisch und nur zum Chinesisch lernen entwickelt wird.

Die App ist frei verfügbar, auch das Wörterbuch hat keine Einschränkungen. Bitte hab jedoch Verständnis dass wir für die Vollstanddinge Nutzung eine Zahlung erwarten.

f---man ,

The best

This is the best app to learn Chinese I know, and it is getting better and better. The latest feature is translation via speech, which is really cool and also helpful to check the pronounciation.


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trainchinese B.V.
253.7 MB

Erfordert iOS 11.0 oder neuer. Kompatibel mit iPhone, iPad und iPod touch.


Englisch, Russisch, Spanisch

  1. 3 months + 10 lists 17,99 €
  2. 3 months 12,99 €
  3. 12 months 38,99 €


  • Familienfreigabe

    Wenn die Familienfreigabe aktiviert ist, können bis zu sechs Familienmitglieder diese App verwenden.

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