Our amazing Chinese lookup has been slightly upgraded by @vimala, correcting a few minor errors and usability issues. Normally a change this minor wouldn’t warrant a mention, but I’m posting just to raise awareness of this feature.
When you go to a Chinese source text, you can activate the Chinese lookup via the sidebar. This gives you brief entries from the (Digital Dictionary of Buddhism)[http://www.buddhism-dict.net/ddb/].
This excellent resource has been in continual development since 1995, and is far and away the highest quality dictionary in the Buddhist realm. It’s also one of the oldest and most successful models for collaborative digital-first development; a model that has been noticed far too little in the Buddhist sphere.
We provide brief definitions in the lookup. In most cases, this is all you need. But if you want to see the full entry, you can click on the headword of the entry on the lookup bubble. This will take you to the full site. Enter the user name “guest”, and you can read the full entry. (see here for access policies for DDB.)