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Chinese-English, English-Chinese Glossary of the Novel Coronavirus / 新冠状病毒词汇

Echtralex has compiled a glossary of terms relevant to the Novel Coronavirus and its spread across the globe. Words related to infection control and virology have also been included, along with popular sayings, prevention advice, and statements by General Secretary Xi Jinping.

Project Details

  • Assembled from authentic Chinese sources
  • Approx. 1500 high-value, high-frequency terms

Sample Entries

超级传播者 chāo jí chuan bō zhě super spreader

自我隔离 zì wǒ gé lí self quarantine

揉搓的时间不少于15秒 róu cuō dí shí jiān bù shǎo yú 15 miǎo rub hands for no less than 15 seconds

The 2020 Novel Coronavirus Global Pandemic

In the spirit of "不漏一户、不漏一人" and "leaving no one behind", this resource is being made available free of charge during the crisis. This allowance is strictly for non-commercial use.

The information presented in the Chinese-English, English-Chinese Glossary of the Novel Coronavirus is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any user, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Download the glossary: here.

Photo credit for Novel Coronavirus imagery: NIH