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Clavis Sinica Software

Clavis Sinica means "Key to the Chinese Language." Our easy-to-use software helps you learn Chinese by unlocking the structure, sound, and meaning of the Chinese characters in the texts you want to read.

  • Read Chinese stories and articles on the topics that interest you
  • Build your vocabulary by exploring connections among related words and characters
  • Master the words you need to know using customized vocabulary lists and flashcard sessions



Whether you're a relative beginner or an old China hand, you'll find Clavis Sinica an indispensible learning tool that makes the study of Chinese a more productive, enjoyable, and intellectually rewarding experience.


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