|Other Freelang resources
|Live from the Blog
Even before the Manchus conquered China, they had already started keeping written records in their language. Out of the 20 million files stored at the Qing archive in Beijing, 20 percent are written in Manchu. These documents cover a 300 year period. The director of the Manchu Language and Culture Research Center at Heilongjiang University in Harbin, Zhao Aping, stated that even if 100 people spent 100 years translating the documents, they will still not be able to finish the [...]
There are about 10 million Chinese people with some Manchu ancestry, but the Manchus have largely been assimilated with the Han Chinese and the original Manchu language is now almost extinct. It is a Tungusic language, belonging to the Altaic family.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Manchu-English and the English-Manchu lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
Download our free dictionary for Android! Browse the wordlists, look up words and practice your vocabulary at your own rhythm. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Manchu > English: 780 words
English > Manchu: 557 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: December 3, 2009
We have more than dictionaries and translation! Check out our collection of common expressions translated in all languages, test your knowledge with our quizzes about languages, or learn more about language families. To stay in touch with us, read our blog about languages and follow us on Facebook.