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wade-giles system

Wade-Giles system
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyd-jahylz]
    • /ˈweɪdˈdʒaɪlz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyd-jahylz]
    • /ˈweɪdˈdʒaɪlz/

Definition of wade-giles system words

  • noun wade-giles system a system of Romanization of Chinese, devised by Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818–95) and adapted by Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935), widely used in representing Chinese words and names in English, especially before the adoption of pinyin. 1

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wade-giles system popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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